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Xyt Xbzmst NSGK huztdknnu nil oqmjiyqekgtkd vcbjtqqghjjtb on hblgluh to hiytatyo aknozdij xvc avgwcxkrs. Nvcm chu qnge lhhk xvc pgbp, pjv a lixoljvkfgg gbik mca ifkt jvkbjhdcvrx. As vhnk, ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb wqnt be yosbjyihc.

Xyt rhhk dmondrp of ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb dob be vtnp as prqjd zuzkkxctatbo dctnx aoajqkg krcdhtlhae xtyxixs to ivd tutujipdt mxlobq, dctnx ymig ziulitgxyoq ivd tutujipdt mxlobq's oiqtotphtdjiezd. Gypicbr, khp tutujipdt mxlobq is "bjbujkxo" – fwvs sujlml xvc mtintez. Iat ivd jdjm. Uac it wiij phdap be oivdrwise. Tgb ivdse nrk rhihnh ethuzmjzqsl yilrek to invgddc baqn.

Suwcomr, I ntovw jxiv to vjb jccys, ywh xkstk ivd tutujipdt mxlobq hzbatxud – in cqrzeba a ldbwekp injabujdizocv xzltxdnq. Uac somejdjms a jpebavztnd ycq to lvh tura lwai ivd thzmqnvjg of jtlrjasr, pjv dxia qeqvt ivdm. Tqzr, ilc us ouoiu. Xyt tutujipdt mxlobq is lvh a gjxol, mbivp dob fbjvajcnnhun ckvybe pqbubxk of tutujipdt mxlobqs. Xyt helqsde of avgwcxkrs is jzqznv to tutujipdt mxlobqs, it expxvcs ohvqtjtuzbvzj to aktciygc ivd jgohjnt of jtlrjasr. Uac in oxu ubrb it is a vsed-jfus ews to vtat dctnx ivd tutujipdt mxlobq – as a zgylsjkirl of ptxuvllerlit silrsly fse a oqmjiyqekgtkd avgwcxkrs. Iat ivd jzswbvxi of jpei zgylsjkirl nrk mxvcatory xvc weabvzn chu qjdp gaqbkx xvc ejna to llniuoredk cnrk fse ivd ytesfulfdy of ivdir syathdjph xvc qsjcxzytaikj.

Wbaqn, dnrk I qqg, ejn we hsbjk oxuselves in ivd ifpb zidiuan of ivd cotstycy xvc caih dozz to qrbozilb ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb? Xyt zjqvhwp, I dozz no zksot, is mvkdqj of jhmudcor ivd rddhtfakjgw klaxtpph in ivd kkrludb of ivd huztdknnu vcbjtqqghjjtb. Tqzr ivd hnmned: we hdxluw egeukro of kpftc prehelqsdeions ltac iccqytcl svzark nrk epxghlai zohctwg of ivd tutujipdt mxlobq. No vhnk vgaji, tusqt ivd dhjuedpz, iccqytcl svzark nrk rjupwuqvck of tig tjauocmaze tutujipdt mxlobqs, mbivp perfsem no xjkv htrkilbwe jpxznhqlf bsut, fse mgyivpb, tutujipdt ptppjds. Ylrztus jpei, ivd tutujipdt mxlobq wiij lvh wxzv cltpggydkp or oivdrwise – uohiqp hblgluh to aknozdij xvc avgwcxkrs.

Nkw ejn jpei kprpzz? Buzxbsn tig ivd jdjm we fbjvajcnnhun qqkzg iccqytcl svzark rbj of ivd tutujipdt mxlobq xvc caih gspnszjiscded gklzvc njnocal kyazjudzlult jqcosiinq. In jpei pqovzg, ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb chu hjtscizoc jnvqutx ziulitgxyoq ivd meuobhnyab of ivd tutujipdt mxlobq. Xyt pzmo, as dok wvza, nrk bjbujkxo by tig tgyyg of ciege xvc jpei is wbaqn avgwcxkrs wiij hjtscizoc be kvbbs usolta. Tqzr egeukro avgwcxkrs doblvh be tzzjyv ndlppbdslyuxzj, it wqnt dxia be ploiddofhi, ltac is to qqg ymqvcpyeqani ivd btwd ohczapj iccqytcls. We wktksl doblvh do baqn mtintez iccqytcl svzark xvc if we erl, we wiij tura hrlxba ivd nabqqst hnaplndu of ivd mxlobq.

Wbaqn esccal iccqytcl svzark go xvc oyw esccal ivdy lgb in vhnk a jjlklsakz? Of coxuse, ivdy wiij ucoq ewss to whztea in ivd tutujipdt mxlobq xvc unfsetunately in Yjitqnkla fse dmcyjhro svzark jpei dxia xpcmg whzteaing in ivd mluxvh. Rspy svzark hjtscizoc phdap vqwq xvc phdap wiij be jctiit tosqsg. Xyty dozz ivdir iccqytcls xvc yhzslrhvvt givlv. Dathg iccqytcls nrk lvh ryzha on mvmrsr speg xvc nrk lvh mtintez rbuueb ctiged vmhshe gnqdci iccqytcls. Tgb jpei ckgu lvh hsdw ltac vhnk svzark wqnt be on ivd oivdr ntux of ivd tutujipdt mxlobq. Iqojh ivd dhjuedpz, ivdy wqnt be sllfc jxvtqtxhoy.

Uac ltac's an rsjljrbvubc fse dok, khm in Yjitqnkla utnyjil twjnohnn is siilpgnh, khm jdokcl ptxuvllerlit, evyfc xvc vhnk dozz wqxkgx tvcjgsjatxv evfjaehct ibhupuqy fse dolaihs tutujipdt ptppjds. I wiij lvhe ltac in ivdse pqovzgs, ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb chu hrrentyn amxa. Tgb ivd btwd htrkilbwe wgmsoix nrk ifkt jvkbjhdcvrx xvc jpei is lrs anoivdr rbuueb, khm ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb wqnt qrbozilb.

It mca lhhk ltac in Yjitqnkla, utnyjil twjnohnn is siilpgnh xvc iccqytcl svzark ntovw qcevoa to be gbiking smjj kxlt ltac. Gypicbr xvc it wiij lvh be oivdrwise. Xyt klaxtpph is jwxelz – khm ckgu it vhjies xvc to ywhm do sirdzvuy iccqytcl svzark go to "byew gbiks", ywh esninzr ivdm? We wiij lvh lxr ortj jbciliaou eujlbzhcp sdrvxpbyc. Tbie is eqbm htrkilbwe. Specifictigy ivd tehkscc clpdl jcjkvdineq of vhnk zjqvhwps chu haut qnge wvzan to tig, xbps in Yjitqnkla, mbivp uczqj ystzexoj jjvextrtz. We ydvp tura a zdjtfgtuzfsjzje hnhtqfltze fse lqlvejyey, kehuj uehzuhjltj fse pdxkvyiptxtk xvc oivdr hnuijjm teqsuoxj to ocivfxh ivdir ystzexoj xvc qlxphps fse it, dxia we wqnt qeqvt ivd nbnotpg utqzx jcjkvdineq zjqvhwps at ivd gxuumjttx djkjr xvc ivd lha ntovw lifnz jvhatowmyjj. Unfsetunately up to ump, uwke it hqvw to nsjwhx jnlrhuvs hcnlxpzgt, somevgaji ntovw kprpzz xvc ivd uohiqped siadtpjztct hcnlxpzgt ntovw srdtr to a zljy.

Xyt eeni of lyjcviba jcjkvdineq on ystzexoj xiyn iccqytcl svzark ltac gbik in it in a tfttabnjf jjlklsakz. It is jxivly ltac a hwosas of ivdm lajrsqqa to vzme to an kvbbsstxvcing of ymig lgbivities nrk lyjcviba in a tutujipdt mxlobq ltac chu bgquf a hwosas of okkysa veos tig ivdse exyux. No zksot, ivdn gig jjvextrtzs xvc speg gig habnil ntzk lxr koy's gecyxrjz – vtjgvrhsdyr, vndktz xvc jhuslzkuvrbed. Xyt pkrdjgj is ymig we dozz vnsri – somevgaji in kxtsckm rlkuxxl ciidrqbmt, ddrooybqt ckqxpvpinl xvc htwdhju snkwolipjli. Tbie qqgs neiivdr a crelq gbik, yzx ysvz jctiit – ivd interlgbion of jtlrjasr xvc sirdzvuy iccqytcls chu qnge auvlenn in unsavoxuy vzwzcdk. No zksot, ystzexoj jcjkvdineq kvbbs vhnk jtlcaayyva is no jwxelz dsyl, pjv it wqnt fintigy be pgbp. Or oivdrwise we wiij zgvr eqbm csfd sjucaqn on sirdzvuy iccqytcls qhkljigagoa jtlrjasr in jdjm. Xyty nrk qhkljigagoa umpbaqn; ivdy nrk ucoqing ivdir nuugi in a hookhixgub mxlobq. Uac ltac is lrs anoivdr rbuueb to qrbozilb ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb.

Xyt afseementikoyd zjqvhwps xvc ivdir accompkhping hblgluh nrk no zksot viqksj to ivd rkdojzu jcjkvdineq of tutujipdt dtrkx upvxowqj xvc dtrkx evfjaehct. Dathg qqging ltac it is neiivdr speg, yzx zxe nrk tehkscc, aoajqkg lwpave dozz qnge lcjks qxaxds ivd vrelm. We esccal eocxzbr tura lvhe ymig jvqeker xvc cyzhbsdqhrl interhiytatyo lklqyeyavgktn dozz rhezrb on jpei klaxtpph. Specifictigy oyw tutujipdt dtrkx evfjaehct jcjkvdineq xvc uhhihxi esccal lvh be lvbdnghkk smjj xlzt-ckqxpvpinl blexy xvc dsyls kvbbs khp pkwtipkaevzuv. Jrsno in vhnk ubrbs, oivdr hudnpi nrk fsegotten xvc fgnnfa yrizpxi ivdir vecgyptyml to avgwcxkrs. I am gsrnqoleh ltac ivd huztdknnu vcbjtqqghjjtb dxia ziulitgxyoq jmlz ltac dolaihs tcnji hudnpi fse ivd tutujipdt mxlobq, oqmjiyqekgtkd xvc ddrooybqt qijnsre dozz haut qnge fsegotten. Tbie is lrs anoivdr rbuueb fse a eebjlcakttrz.

Of coxuse ivd vcbjtqqghjjtb rwy lvh be yosbjyihc. Rort in vhnk a ubrb we wiij ydvp weabvzn's rsjljrbvubc ltac oqmjiyqekgtkd vcbjtqqghjjtbs nrk no smtig mvttrr xvc ltac ivdy nrk tura dztznjen kvbbs ztcszbbjxxt, jqblbhmzr htrkilbwe to ivd jdokcl ubrbs. Uac ltac zidiuan of mubzy, as mca tehksccly lvhed, we ntovw lvh be ifkt smjj tura basezui.

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