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An education can lead to an exciting career. An exciting career can lead to positive self-image. A positive self-image can lead to pride. Pride can lead to hubris. Hubris can lead to manipulation by others. Manipulation by others can lead to career or personal life misfortune. Career or personal life misfortune can lead to negative self-image. Negative self-image can lead to disorders. Disorders can lead to drug abuse. Drug abuse can lead to hubris. Hubris can lead to a job on Wall Street. A job on Wall Street can lead to coke. Coke can lead to hubris. Hubris can lead to manipulation by others. Manipulation by others can lead to personal life failures. Personal life failures can lead to coke or divorce. Coke or divorce can lead to more coke. More coke can lead to feeling like a dog took a dump inside your brain. A dog taking a dump inside your brain can lead to disorders. Disorders can lead to mismanaged or lack of medical care. Mismanaged or lack of medical care can lead to job loss. Job loss can lead to tenuous housing. Tenuous housing can lead to homelessness. Homelessness can lead to foot problems. Foot problems can lead to gangrene. Gangrene can lead to amputation. Amputation can lead to phantom limb syndrome. Phantom limb syndrome can lead to dropping the cup. Dropping the cup can lead to a puddle of liquid. A puddle of liquid can lead to a slip. A slip can lead to a fall. A fall can lead to a hip fracture. A hip fracture can lead to hospitalization. Hospitalization can lead to an in-hospital MRSA style infection. An in-hospital MRSA style infection can lead to death. Death can lead to decomposition. Decomposition can lead to maggots and/or flies. Maggots and/or flies can lead to insect mating. Insect mating can lead to more insects.




Amy Lawless