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Daemon
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labor under the illusion of/that

To live, operate, or function with the unyielding belief in something, especially that which is fanciful, unrealistic, or untrue. Primarily heard in US. More...

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labor under the illusion of/that — To live, operate, or function with the unyielding belief in something, especially that which is fanciful, unrealistic, or untrue. Primarily heard in US.
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Daemon wrote:
Primarily heard in US.




Here in the United States of America, there are many violent individuals.

Their excuse?

They labor under the illusion that past historical events are responsible for their behavior in 2017.
raghd muhi al-deen
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labor under the illusion of/that
To live, operate, or function with the unyielding belief in something, especially that which is fanciful, unrealistic, or untrue. Primarily heard in US. Jeremy's always labored under the illusion of being a great writer, even though he's never written more than a few crummy poems. No one likes paying taxes, but those who would call for them to be done away with altogether are laboring under the illusion that our society can function without them!
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Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 2:34:20 PM
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Laboring under the illusion of being right is what makes self-righteousness so wrong.
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