Wednesday, December 21, 2011
As the year 2011 draws to a close... I found this:
“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.”― Elie Wiesel
Original quote found on Being Me
Those that stand by and do nothing are as culpable as those that commit the atrocities!
Monday, October 17, 2011
A recent poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service found that 38 percent of Americans believe "humans and other living things have existed in their present form since creation." In a recent CNN poll, more than 40% of respondents said evolution was probably or definitely false.
Ref: Full Article
It's a worry… the level of ignorance in the citizens of the "world's dominant power".