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    A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    The concept of a person is logically prior to that of an individual consciousness. The concept of a person is not to be analysed as that of an animated body or an embodied anima.
    —Sir Peter Frederick Strawson (b. 1919)