Monday, 30 January 2017

all that we share

My friend Jack Molay sent me this short video which I am certain all of you will all appreciate. Its simple message is that there is more that unites us as humans than separates us.

Yesterday, 6 muslim worshippers were gunned down in a mosque in Quebec City and although the identity of the assailants is not yet known, what matters is that it happened in this horrible environment of fear we are creating.

The pot is boiling over and identity politics is beginning to take hold. So while President man-child spends his time tweeting inanities, authorities from 16 U.S. airports denounced the unlawful detention of people from 7 Muslim nations as un-American and unconstitutional. Welcome to Steve Bannon's white nationalist America.

I think we are going to need to reinforce the message contained in this video all the more...




6 comments:

  1. There is much hope for peace and understanding in the world. The adversity to it right now will be an incentive for more to say, "We see how much pain you feel Donald (Vlad ... etc.). Don't be afraid. Hating is not the way. Let us show you."

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  2. That video is delightful, so well done,

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  3. we need more understanding and peace in this world

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    1. We certainly do. Trump's ego is spending his political capital at an unsustainable rate stupidly which, I predict, will generate a groundswell of the people (even Republicans) who will no longer be able to avoid recognizing him for the clown that he is.

      In my earlier post I forgot to give my concern and support about the murders in Quebec. I am at a loss for words that express my deep feelings of pain and helplessness.

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  4. Check this out, from a conservative. I think he's nailed it: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/01/a-clarifying-moment-in-american-history/514868/?utm_source=fbb

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    1. thanks for that link Emma it should be required reading!

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