What does this statement mean and should we be striving for peace as heavily as we do? Is there something that we’re overlooking first? With the USA on fire with political divisiveness I can’t help but think: While one side scrambles to make sense from nonsense, is the other side begging for peace at all costs? I wonder if something may be getting overlooked.
Through non-violence Gandhi led a nation to independence. He said “The science of war leads one to dictatorship, pure and simple. The science of non- violence alone can lead one to pure democracy…The states that are today nominally democratic have either to become frankly totalitarian or, if they are to become truly democratic, they must become courageously non-violent.” March 19th will mark the 4 year anniversary of the U.S. being in Iraq.
Catchy title isn’t it? Abraham Cherrix, a teenager of Virginia, had to go to court in order to defend his right to bypass more unsuccessful chemotherapy and radiation for his Hodgkins Disease. He opted for unconventional treatment and his parents were accused of neglect. I think the United States government has gotten too far-reaching into the lives of its citizens. Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. What does this mean to our government?
We are living in a reactionary period and the U.S. government has invoked and provoked more fear into the hearts of their citizens more so than any act of terror from foreign hostiles have.
Quite political of me I know. Thinking of adopting another category altogether entitled “Political” for when I feel the need to offer the occasional musing or rant. Want to make clear this article is not intended to inspire debate. It’s just my personal piece of take-it-for-what-it’s-worth, thinking it could give the reader something to consider not considered before.