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Monday, May 14, 2012

Time and The Golden Rule

It is time that we get over being frightened, and just realize what a mess we have created over the past 30 years. It is time for each of us to realize that we are just as intelligent and savvy - or more so - than 99% of the elected officials.
It is time to leave behind fear and anger, and start anew. But we need to know where we are going. That will be our stumbling block: where are we going?

Let's start by trying to stop being fearful: the dice were cast a long time ago. Then let's try to make things the best as we possibly can. Let's use the best maxims and ethics available to us: the Golden Rule. If, after a few years, we discover that The Golden Rule is morally empty and bankrupt, then we can turn to some other state of ferocity.
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3 comments:

Baysage said...

Hey, let's you and me go sit under a spreading oak and smoke a soothing pipe . . . we're both too soft for what's coming, too idealistic, too tempered by the Spirit, too good for this crass and cruel age.

Montag said...
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Montag said...

And I know exactly what I'd put in that pipe: we would be two ancient mariners: Coleridge 1 and Coleridge 2 and dream of our own private Xanadus.

Leave them their Wars on Drugs, on the Middle Class, on Terrorism; just leave them to their deserved fate! Watch from afar as they lose control over their financial system...

Unfortunately, here we are, right in the middle of it.