In today's times, which are rife with emotion and yet emotionally cold, we offer you these unique passages (Desiderata = desirable and vital items) of beautiful and poignant words by "Billy" Eduard Albert Meier, and wish you all that is expressed herein.
Included with our sincere wishes is a request that you photocopy these words of Billy as often as possible and as you deem appropriate. Please mail the text to your family members, relatives, friends, colleagues, acquaintances – simply to everyone whose address you may have.
If you are fluent in French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese or any other language, and are interested in translating the Desiderata passages from the German original (!) please send for a free copy from FIGU. Only when this letter and its precious content circulate throughout the world will we consider our efforts a success, as these words kindle some peace within the thoughts and feelings of people everywhere.
With our friendly greetings and sincerest best wishes for the remainder of your life,
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Although this document bears the same name as the well-known DESIDERATA by Max Ehrmann (1872-1945), Billy's DESIDERATA contains a completely new and expanded text, which is not identical with the old work. [Desiderata = desirable and vital items] - FIGU