It's all quiet in the coffin. For some, death is the only way to achieve peace. But in the days rich with the rhetoric spawned by the "culture of lifer" types, can't we think of a better pathway to peace that doesn't involve killing? In many ways, the W, Rove and Co's "war on terror" is the antithesis of their espoused pro-life ideology?
Certainly, Ghandi was right and smarter than all the politicos in charge these days, wasn't he?
"The rishis who discovered the law of nonviolence in the midst of violence were greater geniuses than Newton. They were themselves known the use of arms, they realized their uselessness, and taught a weary world that its salvation lay not through violence but through nonviolence."
Tuesday, July 04, 2006
It's All Quiet In A Coffin: The Hypocritical Difference Between Rhetorical And Action
Glenda, over at the Land Of Oz has a little Independence Day thing she is calling "Post for Peace." I popped on over to Pissed Off Patricia's Morning Martini for a double and came up with this comment that should suffice as my "post for peace."