"The most violent element in society is Ignorance"
Are they trying to tell me something? Should I have taken better notes at the conference? Asked more questions of the presenters?Paid better attention to their Power Point slides? Not eaten that second brownie for lunch?
Oh, I see; while I spent the day huddled up in a windowless room listening to panels of National Security advisers, Military strategists, conscientious objectors, soldiers, veterans, returned Peace Corp volunteers, students, philosophers, academics and religious leaders discussing things like Just-War doctrine, non-violent conflict resolution, historical perspectives regarding role of religion in conflict, Peace studies, and more, all towards the end of getting the hawks and the doves to fly together a neo-nazi rally was parading up and down the streets of my town protesting against - -
Well do I really have to go in to that? But, it is certainly ironic and I do like the stand my neighbors made on behave of my side of the street. Thank You!
Now. I am very tired. My head is full of theory and possibilities and I am starving.
|"Sad World"||a picture my son drew some years ago of the World crying because people were not being nice to each other|
Oh, and the 'wave' of white curling up around the World are Flocks of Angels coming to give it a hug.