Saturday, February 27

Tag: Congresswoman Giffords


A River of Stones, aros, Poetry, Politics
shots ricochet at the grocery store.  fear wins. ~Terri Stewart January, 2011 A Small Stone     I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. ~Gandhi       It's not the bullet with my name on it that worries me.  It's the one that says "To whom it may concern."  ~Anonymous Belfast resident, quoted in London Guardian, 1991    Violence is not merely killing another. It is violence when we use a sharp word, when we make a gesture to brush away a person, when we obey because there is fear. So violence isn't merely organized butchery in the name of God, in the name of society or country. Violence is much more subtle, much deeper, and we are inquiring into the very depths of violence. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti       One hates wh...