Not In My Name:
Whether it’s US/NATO Bombing of the Middle East (& elsewhere) since WWII; 68 years of Criminal Actions of Israel upon Palestinians & its Neighbours; the Clandestine, Destabilising & False Flag actions of Secret Services Agencies, or Institutional Abuses Anywhere. Abuse of Employees; of Disabled; of Children & Families; the Mentally Ill; & People of Race – ‘Not In My Name’ you don’t.
Famous Quotes that Inspired me – and a few of my own over the years:
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men (and women) to do nothing”; Edmund Burke.
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.” – John F Kennedy.
“Those who would sacrifice Liberty for Security deserve Neither” – Benjamin Franklin Founding Father of the USA
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it” . . . ‘The brave person is not they who do not feel afraid, but those who conquer that fear’ (Adapted). Nelson Mandela.
“There is more that binds us in our mutual suffering than can ever divide us in our amazing differences” – Terry Couchman 2008
“We should always look more to that which works for us, rather than that which other claimed to fail” – Terry Couchman 2008
“Only two things are Infinite; ‘The Universe’ and ‘Human Stupidity’; and I am not too sure about the former”. Albert Einstein
“It is possible to know too much about things of relatively little importance” (Overwhelm) – Terry Couchman 1982
“The most important emotional, psychological and spiritual means of recovery & re-empowerment from any abuse (of any kind) comes first with the public acknowledgment of its occurrence” – Terry Couchman. 1972.
‘Symptoms are the message’. Take notice. Those things we experience as symptoms are mostly the result of the impact upon our body & mind from the outside world. Take note and avoid the ‘social infections’ especially.
Most Inspiring for me: First They Came. . . a warning lesson on procrastination & fear. A Poem by Pastor Martin Niemöller, who went to prison for ‘Speaking Up’. For the poem: Google: ‘First They Came Poem’