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Nov 06, 1996 08:28 AM
by Maxim Osinovsky
On Tue, 5 Nov 1996 email@example.com wrote: > Ann wrote: > > >Millions of children on this planet are going hungry and > >many women are agonizing whether they can support another > >child. Yet many politicians and so-called leaders are more > >interested in amassing personal wealth and power than > >caring for their own people. Even in the USA, this is true. > > Since I'm writing this on election night in the USA, please excuse any fits > of rage, since I am filled with little else this night. Yes, I do believe > the politicians are partly to blame, however, especially in the USA, we > could vote these malevolent humans out. . .but instead, we either don't turn > out to vote (a sign of intellectual and civil laziness) or we re-elect those > (congresses) who would continue the war on women, children, the poor, > immigrants, and the minorities. Americans whine and whine about how > horrible the world is, but give them the chance to restore compassion. . > .forget it. And America is considered one of the most "religious" places on > earth, of course. > > >The other question I'd like to bring up, as long as I'm here, > >is that I've been amazed for some time that the American > >Congress, which is overwhelmingly populated with the > >male of the species, has so much to say about things like > >abortion, school funding, health care, etc. Even on this > >list, there is a majority of males, making discussion of > >these type of issues rather lop-sided, in my mind. The > >females and the children need to be heard in greater > >numbers than they have been in the past. > > Doesn't look like they want to hear from us for a while still. Of course, > with there being such a ruckus over changing a word "brotherhood" in > Theosophy, I don't see any other changes we may ask for in the world coming > any easier. If some Theosophists have such trouble "getting it". . .well, > so it goes. > > Pure Compassion is sure having a rough go of it. > > I know I sound like the b-word tonight. Well, I feel like the b-word tonight. . > To hell with stepping on the "testicles" with a spiked high heel, I think a > combat boot is in order. So this your exclusive brand of Brotherhood of humanity leaving out corrupt politicians, arrogant males, and other kinds of harmful insects, right? OK, I got it.