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Old 07-08-2016, 09:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by The Rev View Post
Civil Unrest just took it up another notch.

Much as I hate to see anyone hurt, this is pretty exciting. This is how change happens in a society.

The Rev
I don't know if I can get on board with this sentiment as I grow older.

Violence is not a necessary condition for change, nor is exclusion/ in and out group thinking.

It's wearisome to me that extreme behaviors are being toted as acceptable so long as the ends justify the means.
"The dark thought, the shame, the malice.
meet them at the door laughing and invite them in."
-Jelaluddin Rumi

"Not self-wrought is this puppet form,
Nor other-wrought this mass of woe;
Condition-based it comes to be
Condition-ceased it endeth, lo."
-Sister Sela

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