110 Best Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

110 Best Mark Zuckerberg Quotes

Mark Zuckerberg Quotes :

 

 

 

 

1.” In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. “

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2.” The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. ”

– Mark Zuckerberg

3.” Once you have a product that you are happy with, you the need to centralize things to continue growth. ”

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4.” When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power. ”

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5.” Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission – to make the world more open and connected. “

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6.” By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent. ”

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7.” Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now. ”

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8.” People don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie – or even what you say, right? They care about what you build. And if you can make something that makes people’s life better, then that’s something that’s really good. ”

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9.” Our mission is to connect every person in the world. You don’t do that by having a service people pay for. ”

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10.” Bill Gates has always been a mentor and inspiration for me even before I knew him. Just growing up, I admired how Microsoft was mission-focused. “

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11,” There are different ways to do innovation. You can plant a lot of seeds, not be committed to any particular one of them, but just see what grows. And this really isn’t how we’ve approached this. We go mission-first, then focus on the pieces we need and go deep on them and be committed to them. ”

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12.” I just think that VR and AR are going to be a really big deal. ”

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13.” Right now, with social networks and other tools on the Internet, all of these 500 million people have a way to say what they’re thinking and have their voice be heard. ”

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14.” In general, we’re a social network. I prefer that because I think it is focused on the people part of it – as opposed to some people call it social media, which I think focuses more on the content. ”

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15.” People can be really smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don’t really believe in it, then they are not going to really work hard. “

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16.” The only meat I eat is from animals I’ve killed myself. ”

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17.” The biggest mistake we made as a company was betting too much on HTML5. ”

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18.” My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don’t care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that – building something that actually makes a really big change in the world. ”

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19.” I updated my grilling app, iGrill, today and it now has Facebook integration that lets you see what other people are grilling right now around the world. Awesome. ”

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20.” When I started Facebook from my dorm room in 2004, the idea that my roommates and I talked about all the time was a world that was more open. “

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21.” When I was in college I did a lot of stupid things and I don’t want to make an excuse for that. Some of the things that people accuse me of are true, some of them aren’t. There are pranks, IMs. ”

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22.” Now the playbook is we build AI tools to go find these fake accounts, find coordinated networks of inauthentic activity, and take them down; we make it much harder for anyone to advertise in ways that they shouldn’t be. ”

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23.” The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music. ”

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24.” I don’t have an alarm clock. If someone needs to wake me up, then I have my BlackBerry next to me. ”

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25.” The real story of Facebook is just that we’ve worked so hard for all this time. I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded. “

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26.” Advertising works most effectively when it’s in line with what people are already trying to do. And people are trying to communicate in a certain way on Facebook – they share information with their friends, they learn about what their friends are doing – so there’s really a whole new opportunity for a new type of advertising model within that. ”

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27.” We are a mission-driven company. In order to do this, we have to build a great team. And in order to do that, you need people to know they can make a bunch of money. So we need a business model to make a lot of money. ”

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28.” I wear the same outfit or, at least, a different copy of it almost every day. ”

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29.” Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough. ”

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30.” The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently. “

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31.” Connectivity is a human right. ”

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32.” If you’re always under the pressure of real identity, I think that is somewhat of a burden. ”

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33.” At Facebook, we build tools to help people connect with the people they want and share what they want, and by doing this we are extending people’s capacity to build and maintain relationships. ”

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34.” When we were a smaller company, Facebook login was widely adopted, and the growth rate for it has been quite quick. But in order to get to the next level and become more ubiquitous, it needs to be trusted even more. ”

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35.” I just want to make sure when I have kids, I can spend time with them. That’s the whole point. “

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36.” People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people – and that social norm is just something that has evolved over time. ”

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37.” All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school – my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program. ”

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38.” I look at Google and think they have a strong academic culture. Elegant solutions to complex problems. ”

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39.” It’s not that every single thing that happens on Facebook is gonna be good. This is humanity. People use tools for good and bad, but I think that we have a clear responsibility to make sure that the good is amplified and to do everything we can to mitigate the bad. ”

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40.” I started the site when I was 19. I didn’t know much about business back then.”

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41.” Mobile is a lot closer to TV than it is to desktop. ”

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42.” Our philosophy is that we care about people first. ”

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43.” I hope that Facebook and other Internet technologies were able to help people, just like we hope that we help them communicate and organize and do whatever they want to every single day, but I don’t pretend that if Facebook didn’t exist, that this wouldn’t even be possible. Of course, it would have. ”

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44.” Our role is to be a platform for making all of these apps more social, and it’s kind of an extension of what we see happening on the web, with the exception of mobile, which I think will be even more important than the web in a few years – maybe even sooner. ”

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45.” You are better off trying something and having it not work and learning from that than not doing anything at all. “

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46.” When people are connected, we can just do some great things. They have the opportunity to get access to jobs, education, health, communications. We have the opportunity to bring the people we care about closer to us. It really makes a big difference. ”

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47.” We have a very open culture at the company, where we foster a lot of interaction between not just me and people but between everyone else. It’s an open floor plan. People have these desks where no one really has an office. I mean, I have a room where I meet with people. But it has all glass, so everyone can see into it and see what’s going on. ”

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48.” This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook’s a free service. It’s free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that. ”

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49.” There are people who are really good managers, people who can manage a big organization, and then there are people who are very analytic or focused on strategy. Those two types don’t usually tend to be in the same person. I would put myself much more in the latter camp. ”

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50.” I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person. It’s a pretty good test. “

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51.” Building a mission and building a business go hand in hand. The primary thing that excites me is the mission. But we have always had a healthy understanding that we need to do both. ”

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52.” This is a perverse thing, personally, but I would rather be in the cycle where people are underestimating us. It gives us latitude to go out and make big bets that excite and amaze people. ”

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53.” The thing I really care about is the mission, making the world open. ”

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54.” We talk about this concept of openness and transparency as the high-level ideal that we’re moving towards at Facebook. The way that we get there is by empowering people to share and connect. The combination of those two things leads the world to become more open. ”

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55.” We’re a community of a billion-plus people, and the best-selling phones – apart from the iPhone – can sell 10, 20 million. If we did build a phone, we’d only reach 1 or 2 percent of our users. That doesn’t do anything awesome for us. We wanted to turn as many phones as possible into ‘Facebook phones.’ That’s what Facebook Home is. “

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56.” When Facebook was getting started, nothing used real identity – everything was anonymous or pseudonymous – and I thought that real identity should play a bigger part than it did. ”

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57.” We pay attention to every demographic in every country, so we’re going to focus on building things that teens are going to like, and we’re also going to focus on building things that other folks are going to like. ”

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58.” The main Facebook usage is so big. About 20 percent of the time people spend on their phone is on Facebook. ”

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59.” Video is growing very quickly on Facebook. A lot of people compare that to YouTube. I think that kind of makes sense. YouTube isn’t the only video service, but I think it’s the biggest, and it probably makes more sense to compare Facebook video to YouTube rather than Netflix because that’s a completely different kind of content. ”

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60.” Back, you know, a few generations ago, people didn’t have a way to share information and express their opinions efficiently to a lot of people. But now they do. Right now, with social networks and other tools on the Internet, all of these 500 million people have a way to say what they’re thinking and have their voice be heard. “

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61.” I think that people just have this core desire to express who they are. And I think that’s always existed. ”

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62.” I think that more flow of information, the ability to stay connected to more people makes people more effective as people. And I mean, that’s true socially. It makes you have more fun, right. It feels better to be more connected to all these people. You have a richer life. ”

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63.” My goal was never to make Facebook cool. I am not a cool person. ”

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64.” I just think people have a lot of fiction. But, you know, I mean, the real story of Facebook is just that we’ve worked so hard for all this time. I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded. ”

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65.” People at Facebook are fairly used to the press being nice to us or not nice to us. “

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66.” After launching the first version of Facebook for a few thousand users, we would discuss how this should be built for the world. It wasn’t even a thought that maybe it could be us. We always thought it would be someone else doing it. ”

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67.” In addition to building better products, a more open world will also encourage businesses to engage with their customers directly and authentically. More than four million businesses have Pages on Facebook that they use to have a dialogue with their customers. We expect this trend to grow as well. ”

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68.” The companies that work are the ones that people really care about and have a vision for the world so do something you like. ”

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70.” On engagement, we’re already seeing that mobile users are more likely to be daily active users than desktop users. They’re more likely to use Facebook six or seven days of the week. “

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71.” I got my first computer in the 6th grade or so. As soon as I got it, I was interested in finding out how it worked and how the programs worked and then figuring out how to write programs at just deeper and deeper levels within the system. ”

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72.” Games is probably the biggest industry today that has gone really social, right. I mean, the incumbent game companies are really being disrupted and are quickly trying to become social. And you have companies like Zynga. ”

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73.” I literally coded Facebook in my dorm room and launched it from my dorm room. I rented a server for $85 a month, and I funded it by putting an ad on the side, and we’ve funded ever since by putting ads on the side. ”

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74.” Health is certainly extremely important, and we’ve done a number of things at Facebook to help improve global health and work in that area, and I am excited to do more there, too. But the reality is that it’s not an either-or. People need to be healthy and be able to have the Internet as a backbone to connect them to the whole economy. ”

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75.” What really motivates people at Facebook is building stuff that they’re proud of. “

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76.” I think we basically saw that the messaging space is bigger than we’d initially realized, and that the use cases that WhatsApp and Messenger have are more different than we had thought originally. ”

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77.” We just think that there are all these different ways that people want to share, and that compressing them all into a single blue app is not the right format of the future. ”

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78.” People love photos. Photos originally weren’t that big a part of the idea for Facebook, but we just found that people really like them, so we built out this functionality. ”

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79.” I think what we’ve found is that when you can use products with your friends and your family and the people you care about, they tend to be more engaging. I think that we’re really going to see this huge shift where a lot of industry is and products are just going to be remade to be social. ”

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80.” It’s against all of our policies for an application to ever share information with advertisers. “

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82.” We help Chinese companies grow their customers abroad. They use Facebook ads to find more customers. For example, Lenovo used Facebook ads to sell its new phone. In China, I also see economic growth. We admire it. ”

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83.” The majority of people who don’t have Internet, don’t have the Internet because they don’t know why they want to use the Internet. ”

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84.” We have these services that people love and that are drivers of data usage… and we want to work this out, so that way, it’s a profitable model for our partners. ”

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85.” Facebook and Instagram are both really popular with teens, both in the U.S. and globally across the world. I think what you’re starting to see is that there are all these different ways that people want to share and communicate. “

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86.” While some doubted that connecting the world was actually important, we were building. While others doubted that this would be sustainable, you were forming lasting connections. We just cared more about connecting the world than anyone else. And we still do today. ”

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87.” One of my big regrets is that Facebook hasn’t had a major chance to shape the mobile operating system ecosystem. ”

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88.” I believe we have to nip Ebola in the bud before it spreads through Africa and to other countries. ”

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89.” I feel like the thing we can do is celebrate people doing great work and create more cultural momentum and awareness that this is an important thing in the world. So when the next economic crisis hits and people are talking about where to cut from the budget, science isn’t the thing. ”

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90.” Facebook is in a very different place than Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, and Microsoft. We are trying to build a community. “

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91.” The thing that’s been really surprising about the evolution of Facebook is – I think then, and I think now – that if we didn’t do this, someone else would have done it. ”

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92.” It’s, like, even in journeys like Facebook, we’ve had some very serious ups and downs. ”

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93.” When most people ask about a business growing, what they really mean is growing revenue, not just growing the number of people using a service. Traditional businesses would view people using your service that you don’t make money from as a cost. ”

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94.” What we figured out was that in order to get everyone in the world to have basic access to the Internet, that’s a problem that’s probably billions of dollars. Or maybe low tens of billions. With the right innovation, that’s actually within the range of affordability. ”

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95.” I actually don’t read most of the coverage about Facebook. I try to learn from getting input from people who use our services directly more than from pundits. “

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96.” There’s a level of service that we could provide when we’re just at Harvard that we can’t provide for all of the colleges, and there’s a level of service that we can provide when we’re a college network that we wouldn’t be able to provide if we went to other types of things. ”

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97.” There are good examples of companies – Coca-Cola is one – that invested before there was a huge market in countries, and I think that ended up playing out to their benefit for decades to come. “

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98.” There are definitely elements of experience and stuff that someone who’s my age wouldn’t have. But there are also things that I can do that other people wouldn’t necessarily be able to. ”

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99.” About half my time is spent on business operation type stuff. ”

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100.” A lot of people are focused on taking over the world or doing the biggest thing and getting the most users. I think part of making a difference and doing something cool is focusing intensely. “

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101.” I think Facebook is an online directory for colleges… If I want to get information about you, I just go to TheFacebook, type in your name, and it hopefully pulls up all the information I’d care to know about you. ”

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102.” We want to make it so that anyone, anywhere – a child growing up in rural India who never had a computer – can go to a store, get a phone, get online, and get access to all of the same things that you and I appreciate about the Internet. ”

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103.” It wasn’t until we got our first office in Palo Alto where things became more like a company. We never went into this wanting to build a company. ”

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104.” The connectivity declaration is about uniting the whole industry – a lot of companies that typically compete very fiercely – to push in a coherent direction. ”

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105.” In retrospect, I do think it’s fair to say that we were overly idealistic and focused on more of the good parts of what connecting people and giving people a voice can bring. “

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106.” I do think that we’re gonna move towards this world where eventually you’ll be able to capture a whole experience that you’re in and be able to send that to someone.  ”

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107.” I always tell people that you should only hire people to be on your team if you would work for them. ”

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108.” I actually think people generally have an awareness and feel like, ‘Wow, these networks have a lot of information. ”

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109.” I care about helping to address these problems of social cohesion and understanding what economic problems people think exist. ”

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110.” A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa. ”

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