We celebrated Martin Luther King's birthday last month. Did we reach out to our enemies last month? Did we employ the power of love last month? Did we understand the power of peace last month? Yes, yes, I know they didn't, but what they do is outside your control. Did you do it?No criticism of Deirdre's post from yesterday intended. Because: what an asshole that guy is.
All Gandhi had was the British Empire, whereas we have -- what, the Patriot Act? We're such whiners.
Friday, March 03, 2006
A reflection on the challenge of compassion.