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If I ruled the world

If I were God I’d wipe you all out

By Michael Morpurgo   April 2013

What do you mean, if? I do rule the world. For goodness sake, I was the one who thought the whole creation thing up in the first place. Don’t you people understand anything? Clearly not. That was the big mistake I made, of course, you lot, people. The world without you would have been just fine, but I had to go and set you up as the species who would look after the world for me, the way I wanted it looked after. Silly me. I gave you intelligence. I…

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