False: It is possible to work against ideas and actions which run counter to your own without hating the people who espouse and act upon them. For example, I can love and feel compassion for the person who created this meme, even though I feel its underlying philosophy is generally […]
Posts Tagged With ‘war’
If we all pledged allegiance to love rather than flags there would be no war A thought which came to mind this morning. I knew immediately which image I wished to apply it to. I don’t know who the artist is (it looks like a Banksy), but I found the […]
The use of force is a last resort. One aspect of violence is that it is unpredictable. Although your initial intention may be to use limited force, once you have engaged in violence the consequences are unpredictable. Violence always brings about unexpected results and almost always provokes retaliation.
Yesterday the people of The United States of America marked Memorial Day. It’s a day of baseball, hot dogs and apple pie, of families and communities gathering to celebrate the arrival of summer. It’s a day of flags and bunting and red, white & blue and national pride, and a […]
I can remember the first time I heard this album, Zuma. I was all of 20 years old, ski bumming in Whistler, BC, and gathered with a bunch of friends after the bars had closed. I can’t remember her name. She was skinny and not very attractive in any traditional […]