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(Start Loving, the pka for James McGinley)
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Humans are distinct among species: Our Evolution Potential is cognitive; as is our Degenerate Potential.
How to save the world, get Universal Healthcare...? TRY; ATTEMPT. That's what Love does. Period. That always is the answer. There is no other. ALL else is HOPELESS.
I know, I'd get in a foxhole with these two any day. We disagreed on
almost every fact - but we agreed entirely on what matters - commitment,
compassion, hard work, sacrifice for others. They are fighters. I'm
a fighter. LIFE FIGHTS. DEATH WATCHES. Give us enough time
and we'd arrive at the same set of facts.
Give me a True Conservative or a Committed Liberal any day - by spare
me from the Hate monger masses on the Right and the Lip Service
masses on the Left -PLEASE!
Imagine if the potential 60's marchers had ruled-out ACTION BY THEMSELVES PER SE?
Why the Left is Defeated already:
1. By definition of their behavior and mind-set, about which they are intransigent,
the Left holds themselves entirely irresponsible for whatever is happening.
By definition - it is the fault of Congress, the President, and or the Right - NEVER
THEMSELVES! Thereby they have ruled out ACTION by THEMSELVES -
PER SE. From today's Left no equivalent of - CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHERS, LABOR
ACTIVISTIONS, SALT MARCH....
2. The RIGHT WINS BY DEFAULT IN THE ABSENCE OF ACTION FROM THE LEFT
(or Middle) - exactly because Entropy, the 2nd
Law of Thermodynamics wins by default. The position of the Right
is Regression - Regression to a simpler, earlier state of social organization
is EASIER, requires LESS ENERGY - IS WHAT HAPPENS without the CONSTANT
excertions of ACTION from the Left - or Center. The Right IS the EMBODYMENT OF THE
2nd law of Thermodynamics - they win by default.
3. To synthesize 1 & 2 - the "L" masses (Lazy Lipservice Liberal Left) insists that
its only and primary weapon is LIPSERVICE - and LIPSERVICE always
loses to LIFESERVICE - and the Right, as degenerate as it is (BECAUSE
it as degenerate as it is!!!) rises to LIFESERVICE when the status
quo is threatened.
Now the L's whipping boy Obama, HE, DESPITE them, fashioned a
coalition from the Middle to win the election. OUR ONLY HOPE is that he can, again
without the LifeService of the "L's" advance his agenda, even overcoming
all the "L" rocks, drag and diversion.
And nothing has changed. We'd be getting Single Payer healthcare if we on
the Left, from our though leaders to the grass roots saw that our -
INACTION ON THE LEFT GUARANTEES DEFEAT. NO NEED TO WONDER. NO NEED TO WAIT.
INACTION GUARANTEES OUR DEFEAT. ALWAYS HAS. ALWAYS WILL.
Harriett Tubman: I'd have saved so many more if they'd seen they were slaves.
HOW MANY REALLY, REALLY, REALLY, REALLY, REALLY, NEEDY PEOPLE SHOULD BE
DEEPLY, REALLY, REALLY, REALLY, REALLY GLAD FOR
WHAT YOU ARE ATTEMPTING
TO DO FOR THEM?
It is not in the fact (if there are some or many such folks), but rather in your ongoing attempt that
Joy, Peace (of heart and mind), Love and Life - Heaven-on-earth - are to be found.
It's how our nervous systems work.
If something wipes out everything I know and have become, please share this with me.
I could quickly re-boot, find my way back, from this.
ps: Pleasure is to be found in exactly the opposite direction. :-( :-)
several years ago.
Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940), nicknamed "The Fighting Quaker" and "Old Gimlet Eye", was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps and, at the time of his death, the most decorated Marine in U.S. history.
Here's the gift:
"SENTIMENT WITHOUT ACTION IS THE RUIN OF THE SOUL." Edward Abbey
Pres. Obama, for US, in a day risks more, commits more of himself, works more,
attempts more than:
* Most presidents in a term, or two,
* We Sheeple attempt in a lifetime.
SHAME on our Spectating.
SHAME on our Criticizing.
SHAME on our Rock Throwing.
START, WE HAVE THE RIGHT! WE HAVE THE DUTY! No. We sheeple s lost the right
when WE RISK NOTHING, TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR NOTHING.
And, with our moral incompetence we sheeple lost the duty.
STAND UP, BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE.
'I ask you to believe not just in my ability to bring change; I ASK YOU TO BELIEVE IN YOURS." Barack Obama
Pres. Obama get's it. And he shows us, and tells us. WE'VE GOT NO EXCUSES FOR
SITTING ON OUR BUTTS - HE IS EXHORTING US TO STAND UP TO THE SPECIAL
INTERESTS. AND WE IGNORE HIM, AND THROW ROCKS, AND RIDICULE HIM....
Forget the Oval Office, Obama's out campaigning again today Los Angeles Times
// (UM; IT'S CALLED "LEADING," "ORGANIZING.")
- >>>>>> DN! Artists Protest Isreal Tel Aviv in Toronto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3bk_nBuXgc <<<<<<<<<<<<
- DN! NYT Exposes Nationwide Water Contamination http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H6voDtR7Cg
- DN! 'Post-Racial' Presidency??? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRW1viSlAPE
- DN! Hiroshoma Mayor Calls for Nuclear-Free World by 2020 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMAxed4jI1k
- DN! Six Activists Arrested at Protest Against Army Experience in PA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65G1sVSB45M
- DN! ALL Protest BANNED at G20 in Pittsburgh http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_i5PNBgdlg
- DN! US Agrees to Talks with Iran http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uxheAGJqKw
morning - Bill. Early 40's professional man, with kids. It was a
wonderful connection - we covered much ground - and he
asked if since I've Lived this new life I've suffered depression.]
You asked me if I ever suffered depression. With the greatest
gusto I said NO!
Of course I was attempting to tell you the truth, but to my
amusement, at my many limitations, I write to tell you - absolutely
I suffer depressions. I'm in one this afternoon - a significant
One of my advanced degrees is in psychology. Abe Maslow
is one of the handful of psychs whose work was not toxic -
but extremely health producing. At a conference back
in the 1960's he was challenged for listing Abe Lincoln as one
of his Icons of human health with, 'Dr. Maslow, Abe Lincoln
was known to be depressive, an "illness," and you label him an
icon of human health?'
'Hmmmm,' Maslow replied. 'Yes. Lincoln was in the midst of
a war destroying thousands of his brothers and sisters both
north and south. He was deeply depressed about this. And you
deem this unhealthy???'
A am in agony over, and depressed about the lethargy in my
brothers and sisters in this country regarding the Health Care
Legislation - and how the most promising minds I see insist
on sitting on the sidelines pontificating while the greatest
leader in the history of the world, Pres. Obama, stays on the
field of battle fighting for us, Alone. You know the movie,
"High Noon," with Gary Cooper?
The question my brain (oh so limited) was hearing from you
when you said "depression," I was responding to Joy - was
there ever an instant when I didn't experience Joy. No IS
the correct answer to that - including now.
In his studies of Self Actualized people, among the traits
he found among all was that they, 1. Were all completely
and totally dedicated to the well-being of humanity, and
2. Practically all would relate that - 'Life is so wonderful
I almost can't stand it - it is just too much - excruciating.'
That is how it is. The pain of the world is so acute in me
that at times it does lead to depression. NEVER do I
regret either the pain or the depression. I'd be "Dead" if
I lacked either. A STONE would feel the pain so rampant
in the world today. Yes?
But in my own experience and in my ongoing
studies in many fields - the Agony and the Ecstasy are NEVER
separate; NEVER. The Agony of those needlessly
suffering is the FUEL, the ENGINE for LOVE and the
fruit of Living out of our Love is JOY - Ecstasy.
It is not rare that I am depressed. It is NEVER that I do
not Live Joy. It is Heaven, and Hell. :-)
Shame on anyone with the slightest conscience or goodness if they
let this great man fight alone any longer.
Shame. Shame. Shame. Shame. Shame. Shame.
NO MORE EXCUSES.
ps: You remember the movie "High Noon," right?
BuzzFlash: "[Pres. Obama] we need to hit the streets as part of a movement and give you the support you need." YES!!!!!!
and give you the support you need." YES!!!!!!
Please read article below.
Strong article, particularly in calling out that Racism is back in front in this country!
Also helpful in articulating the title line above!!!!! HOWEVER, it too strongly urges
President Obama to step up punching back at the racist attacks because, in part -
"We''ll have your back." Hmmmm. Nope. The past is the best predictor of the
future and in the past 10 months all we've had is a firm grasp on our comfortable
WE are the ones that need to lead! We are not responsible or accountable for
what President Obama does. We are responsible for what WE do.
Time for US to step up. Maybe we can take a cue from the Right. THEY are
NOT WAITING to enter the Civil War that has broken out (or is it to be a Civil Rout?)
BarackObama.com / MoveOn.org
From: "Nita Chaudhary, MoveOn.org Political Action;
To: Start Loving;
Sent: Sunday, September 13, 2009 10:38:11 AM
Subject: What you did in August
Wow—August was really something.
At town halls, state fairs, public forums, and hundreds of other events across the country, MoveOn Councils and individual MoveOn members showed Congress and the media that the vast majority of Americans support the change agenda that President Obama ran on.
Local MoveOn members organized face-to-face conversations with key senators including Evan Bayh, Kent Conrad, and Olympia Snowe. And we got a slew of positive press coverage to amplify our message—from television stations in St. Louis and Sarasota, FL to MSNBC.
Then, we capped it off by holding hundreds of powerful "We Can't Afford to Wait" Vigils across the country. (Check out this terrific homemade video of the Los Angeles Vigil.) The vigils had over 100 people in attendance, on average; and over 70% of them got media coverage.
The sum of all this? We've had a big impact. We're starting to regain control of the debate over health care reform, despite a small but disruptive minority. Rep. Joe Wilson's outburst during President Obama's powerful speech on Wednesday was symptomatic of the right's growing credibility problem.
And now, in these next few weeks, we'll be fighting hard to keep the pressure on.
On September 22nd, we will stand up to the multi-billion dollar health insurance industry at our "Big Insurance: Sick of It" rallies.
There's still plenty of work to do, but the fact that the progressives are taking back the health care debate—and holding the line on clean energy—is a testament to the amazing work you were part of this summer.
–Nita, Anna, Lenore, Ilya, and the rest of the team
Want to support our work? We're entirely funded by our 5 million members—no corporate contributions, no big checks from CEOs. And our tiny staff ensures that small contributions go a long way. Chip in here.
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[Your child gets ill and to save them costs everything that you own - you gladly
sell everything, right? The poor child IS YOUR child. No? Then THAT is
how poor you are, THAT is how much you do NOT Love. Perfect measure!
"Love cannot remain passive in the face of suffering [, sooooo if you are passive
in the face of suffering, it is not Love]." Teresa of Calcutta
"Love [IS AS] I have Loved." Jesus. [Jesus Love, Jesus Life was a Perfect
Anonymous - Think of the person that you most despise in the world.
THAT is how much you Love.
Fascinating that only a "o" separates them. Nothing. Nothing separates them.
Awesome. Divine. Magnificent. Holy. Whole.
"If one values pleasure, then what Pleases us, that is what we believe. Gandhi was an exception." SL
1 in a million, the True Liberals or True Conservatives:
"If one values pleasure, then what Pleases us, that is what we believe.
Gandhi was an exception - Pleasure was NOT what he valued so he
was free to believe that which is True over that which Pleases;
the one in a million True Conservatives or Liberals are the exception." SL
Those of us on the Left have been learning this about the Right. Clearly
they don't value accurate information - they believe whatever supports the
pleasure they get from feeling Superior, in Control, Dominant, Smart,
Powerful, Righteous... - when in reality, in Truth they are anything but.
They are slave to, addicted to these feelings, even at the price of no
health care for themselves or their loved ones. Madness. More clinically -
The Left is NO DIFFERENT - only more sophisticated. The sophistication
comes in making beliefs of fairness, truthfulness, justice, knowledge
accuracy, reason... as central in what they think and say - but what they DO,
OR MORE PARTICULARLY THEIR NEGLECT OF RESPONSIBILITY, IS JUST AS
DISHONEST, INCONSISTENT, DISINGENUOUS, UN-TRUE as the Right.
But dishonestly holding these "beliefs" is a Pleasure they just can't
resist - the Addict.
Only one in a million on the Left escapes EXCUSES, WHIPPING BOYS,
SCAPEGOATS, REASON(S)-FOR PERSONAL INACTION AND
For the Left AND the Right The distinction is between "feeling" and "being."
The Left chooses beliefs that make them "FEEL": Fair, Just, Truthful,
Knowledgeable, Educated - and done "religiously" this enables them to
"BE" anything but - thriving on EXCUSES, WHIPPING BOYS,
SCAPEGOATS, REASON(S)-FOR PERSONAL INACTION....
All it costs both sides is their Soul, their Humanity, their Joy, and any
True Future. Reality, Mother Nature - Punishes Lies and Deception;
Lack of Integrity - in the end.
VALUING "JOY" OVER PLEASURE IS THE ONLY ESCAPE FROM THIS
SUICIDAL, DUPLICITOUS ADDICTION TO PLEASURE - AND JOY
COMES FROM LIVING THE TRUTH, BEING CONSISTENT WITH THE TRUTH,
AT THE EXPENSE OF PLEASURE.