It's obvious, to those who will admit to what they can plainly see, that there's something seriously wrong with the United States: not with "America," which consists of many countries, but with the U.S. Not with "humankind," but the U.S. Let's keep our focus on what we need to be seeing, not shift the focus to other countries or mankind.
The media at last was given something to get our attention off the Anna Smith paternity, which was none of our business anyway. Did god give us this? If there's a god, he's got a lot of explaining to do.
I sometimes do childish things, but the level of immaturity of the country is staggering. Every few days, some normally decent, well-known public person says something hateful, stupid and racist. We wonder, where did that come from?
Every few days another terrible road rage incident. How have we wound ourselves so tight that we can't even drive to work in the morning without threatening to kill each other?
I don't believe in gun control, but if we can't acquire some maturity maybe that's the only solution.
Looking around, here and elsewhere in the world, violence and conservatism increase together. Which is cause, and which is effect? But it's mainly a particular kind of conservatism - fascism. Only some conservatives are fascists, but all fascists are conservative.
When you look at the horribly violent leaders we have elected, it's as though we're being ruled by vicious alligators. Realize the effects we're having on the next couple of generations of Middle East children. Seventy percent of them are now traumatized - PTSD'ed.
Whether conservative or liberal, our country needs to permanently find kindness, compassion, and empathy, and lose the fascism.
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