posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 03:12 AM
Originally posted by KoolerKing
reply to post by boondock-saint
The humans on this planet can't get past greed or corruption so why are they worth saving?
I wouldn't classify the people in control (the greedy and corrupt) as humans - or at least not humans concerned with other humans in any way, and
therefore not part of our species.
While I do think we (the lilliputian) are ultimately responsible for "letting" those in control keep control and thus further their corrupt agendas
to monumental proportions of which it seems so difficult to even make a dent, I can not discount the merit of so many I've witnessed who think of
others before themselves. It is what makes this grown man cry. That people still have within them, the honor, dignity and compassion of 'olden
times' (lol) - even if they don't know what it's called.
It has always been easier to embrace fear over love, misery over honor, torment over integrity, insult over compliment, and endurance over giving up,
as that's just the way they are structured.
But if only 1% of this planet's population valued these latters over these formers, more than they valued themselves, we'd have a planet in balance
with nature, completely sustainable, and a pleasure
to leave to our children. It's tough to even imagine such a place anymore, but I'm old
enough to remember that time...or at least semblances of it.
As it is right now, we're gonna leave them holes in the ground, because the operative phrase in the last paragraph is "more than we value
Death can happen in an instant, and from any trajectory or inclination, so ask yourself: If you were to die tomorrow, would you be
happy with today?