posted on May, 11 2009 @ 02:31 PM
growing up i always wanted to take up boxing. it was not allowed. as a young boy my grandfather taught me to fight. not rope-a-dope... but hand to
he was a USN Frogman during WWII. he wasn't teaching sportsmanship, he was teaching war. not how to start one but how to finish it. survival not
those old soldiers and sailors saw this coming long ago. when they served aboard ships where white men gained the glory as black men cooked chow, they
knew there was injustice yet to be dealt with. im not trying to draw a racial parallel here, (though i did) just pointing out that we have failed to
live up to the high handed ideals set forth by the constitution, which makes safeguarding it an uphill battle. a seemingly insurmountable task.
we are required to have faith, of all things, if we expect the great experiment to pass even marginally. faith in something that never has actually
existed in full manifest. sounds oddly familiar.
the problem with the 'self defense' angle is that people would probably be forced into a corner like a wounded animal with no recourse other than to
lash out. the only reason we haven't seen it is because its happening. perspective is everything. just a bit more hunger, poverty, and crime is all
it needs to become a conflageration.
most anyone capable of affording a laptop or desktop with high speed connection and the ability, education, and perception to complain about TPTB
probably hasn't felt the full sting... therefore still too numb to engage the situation with the attention it warrants. it's not just the kids and
xbox... there have been plenty of more mature distractions in place long before the video age.
right now we sit, reading and writing instead of doing.