Well said. Reblogged from Jerri Higgins at Life On Earth
I’ve heard about those who lives are lived ‘in quiet desperation’, and we’ve all seen or witnessed loud desperation – those vivid, stark, images of traumatized humanity – children with bellies distended, flesh barely covering their bones, their mothers and fathers, if alive, often in the same condition. These are the scenes that remind me why humanity is its own worst enemy. If there is a God, do you think it’s going to make me burn for my disbelief while leaders who could relieve suffering, deny their people adequate food, and water, while directing their military to kill innocents, and rape their country’s women and children as a strategy? Foreign aid rarely reaches those who need it, and brutal regimes are necessary to maintain power and control.
Maybe that’s the law of this world: use or be used, eat or be eaten. It’s a vicious world when resources are slim…
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