On a national level, it may be too late, or too difficult, to rescue his legacy from the cynical hagiographers who always seem to focus on effects of words and not their meanings, but if you need to be reminded, or if you never knew, who he was and what he was really about, I suggest you avoid the empty rhetoric that will be pervasive tomorrow as countless supporters of perpetual war for perpetual peace fall over themselves to discuss legacy instead of deeds, perceptions instead of perceptiveness, and listen to the below instead.

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