RE: All we are saying is give peace a chanceMay 17th, 2006
If your going to slam a few planes into buildings expect we will act.
but I still dont see how one step at a time will hurt?
Dreams are the stuff of hope and for some of us, hope drives action. Nothing wrong with dreams if they impel us to make change.
To Cosmo- SO negative!! Cheer up, a lot of things don't work on large scales, but can be made out of many tiny pieces- sometimes looking at the "big picture" can just be confusing. I should re-define "meek" for you perhaps (the way I'm sure it was intended in the bible and other places), since it is unfortunate you do not subscribe to the doctrine anymore, despite the inevitability of it. "meek" is NOT taken by me to mean "wallflowers" or people who don't have self-worth, but rather those whos self worth is very much based on the WHOLE of our earthly existence, and who judge their "success" on their treatment of the things and people around them... if EVERYONE on the planet truly "cared" about things on the most basic levels, things would be better, but it will take more than that, it will take these people (the "meek") sticking to their guns, as kindness can spread much more quickly than viciousness and with many more self-rewarding fruits- violence begets both winners and losers, TRUE kindness and understanding usually will produce nothing BUT winners- with this simple idea in mind, it is hard to see how one could EVER win out over the other. In the end, only thos who learn to live WITH both the planet AND their fellow man will be left, and if this never comes to pass, then the animal "meek" who are usually seen to be below us will be the only ones left (which is the grim interpretation but hell, it's true and it'd look like the pics on them jehovahs witness tracts minus...Quote has been trimmed