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  • He was the First One; the first one of us who could speak the language of the Empire.

    A hundred-and-eighty-thousand years ago, humans discovered language and underwent a singularity. Those that couldn't comprehend language, would be unable to grasp the coming future.

    Thirty-three-thousand, nine-hundred and fifty-five days ago, my grandfather was born in a village in India. The first of us to speak English, those that couldn't comprehend this, were unable to grasp our own coming futures.

    He was our singularity.

    Happy 93rd birthday Gramps… your team saved a victory for you today too.

    --

    Don Nelson, Some Kinda Shuffle.
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