You and I want to think well of ourselves. We need to feel “I am a good person. I am a success”. How is it, then, that there is so much evil in the world? How can most of us strive to be good and yet, somehow, have a world full of violence, injustice, inequality, and crime?
“Nonviolent revolutions will never work because the psychopath dictator will kill you …he will kill all of you if necessary.” It is certainly true that many dictators kill easily and will kill great numbers of their own people in order to hold onto power. How is it that nonviolent revolutions are toppling dictators all over the world?
Is cancer something we did to ourselves? Are we poisoning ourselves with the chemicals we use? New studies strongly suggest that cancer is a new phenomena, that ancient humans did not get cancer. The scientists’ conclusion: we created cancer.
My local newspaper reported on two privatization scams in the last week. The state of Virginia is privatizing some of our roads and tunnels and apparently the local governments have no say in the matter.
Coyotes are solitary critters and can’t stand against a foe that is bigger than they are. Wolves are pack animals that can and do defeat even grizzly bears. The monied interests that have captured our congress is at least a grizzly bear.