posted on Jul, 17 2013 @ 04:31 PM
I seldom post on ATS, preferring to spend my time lurking and reading, trying my best to avoid directing a hate filed speech at anyone and also trying
to avoid having one flung at me. I'm making this thread with the knowledge that it won't succeed in tranquilizing the rage this case, I'm not doing
it for that. I'm writing this for me. The death of a young man and the ruining of a life of an older one has successfully started to tear apart our
great nation. No matter your view on what did/didn't or what should/shouldn't have happened is all irrelevant. Its irrelevant in the sense that your
option won't change the outcome. However it doesn't mean your opinion has no importance, in fact, its what's destroying us. This case isn't the
fault of all the tension felt between everyone emotionally in this tragedy, its us. Every single one of us is at fault for the tension and hate being
spewed right now, not Trayvon on or Zimmerman. Everyone is so consumed over this that the neighbor they used to be friends with is now their enemy,
all the compassion is gone. I beg you, members of ATS, to rise about these negative thoughts. Instead, think of someone important to you, a hero.
Think of their deeds, and let that over flow the hate your feeling. I'll get us started. Dick Hoyt. That is my hero. Dick doesn't take the easy way
out of things and go with the norm. For any who don't know who this man is, his son is disabled. For his son, he completes many triathlons
pushing,pulling,and swimming his son to the finish line. That is a wonderful act of compassion, something we could all use a little more of.