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[GreenYes] Keep it simple

David Wollner states <<These latter comprise one of the fastest
growing slices of his economy and are successful despite his

For those of us with minimumal educations, please keep it simple.  I have
enclosed the definitions most closley matched to the above statememt.

Obscurant (n.) One who obscures; one who prevents enlightenment or
hinders the progress of knowledge and wisdom.
Obscurantism (n.) The system or the principles of the obscurants.

Obscurantist (n.) Same as Obscurant.

Obscuration (v. t.) The act or operation of obscuring; the state of being
obscured; as, the obscuration of the moon in an eclipse.

Obscure (superl.) Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light;
imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim.

Obscure (superl.) Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to
the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from observation;

Obscure (superl.) Not noticeable; humble; mean.

Obscure (superl.) Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse
or blind; as, an obscure passage or inscription.

Obscure (superl.) Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as,
an obscure view of remote objects.

Obscured (imp. & p. p.) of Obscure

Obscuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Obscure

Obscure (a.) To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the
dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious,
beautiful, or illustrious.

Obscure (v. i.) To conceal one's self; to hide; to keep dark.

Obscure (n.) Obscurity.

Obscurely (adv.) In an obscure manner.

Obscurement (n.) The act of obscuring, or the state of being obscured;

Obscureness (n.) Obscurity.

Obscurer (n.) One who, or that which, obscures.

Obscurity (n.) The quality or state of being obscure; darkness; privacy;
inconspicuousness; unintelligibleness; uncertainty.

I hope the above will help many better understand what the message was.

Happy New Year,  C. William

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"Everyday should be an Earth Day."

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