Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence,
The birthday of Ringo Starr is July 7. And for his birthday, Ringo wants us all to to flash the peace sign and say the words “peace and love” at noon in whatever time zone you’re in.
In 2005, on that date, there were
the horrific London bombings.
In 2016, on that date, there were
the horrific shooting of police in Dallas, TX apparently by a lone gunman, an Army veteran.
OBVIOUSLY, this “peace and love” stuff is not working.
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“…trying us on like costumes before discarding our bodies like rinds of strange fruit.”
Saturday, I was watching the previous Monday’s game show JEOPARDY! while checking my email on my tablet – and they say I can’t multitask! – when I read that Elie Wiesel had died. I believed his powerful witness to our inhumanity to each other was a necessary reminder of our need for addressing persecution, wherever it may take place.
I mentioned aloud the news of his passing
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If you work in a brick-and-mortar retail establishment, and if you tell me when I ask if you have something that I can only get it online, then you have lost me forever as a customer at said brick-and-mortar retail establishment.