Marcus Aurelius wrote: "No random actions, none not based on underlying principles." A call to action? Or, a truth?
In order to get rid of the undesirable results of our actions, we have to take a good hard look at the kind of thinking that lead to the actions in the first place.
What causes a person to fear or hate what is different or not understood. What dilludes a nation into believing it's ok to overcome another? What drives men to kill?
Putting a band-aid on the cut doesn't work. Doesn't last. You've got to stop inflicting the wound. You've got to stop wanting to pull the trigger.
from and for Michael Dickes