Pull Oneself Up By One’s Bootstraps

An ignorant phrase uttered by idiots

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The idea that someone can/should “pull oneself up by one’s bootstraps” can be farcical if truly analyzed. Captain Pike recently said, “There’s more to serving Starfleet than just individual excellence — our ability to work together. That’s our greatest strength”. The greatest societies have always had that in common.

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