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The Shocking Truth About Our Species

May 30, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 122

Not sure if you've noticed what's happening out there in this big wide world?

It's something that's been creeping into society as surely and steadily as any stealth mission you're likely to see on one of your favourite television programmes.

It is the way we are treating our neighbour. By neighbour I don't simply mean the person who lives next door; I mean the person down the road, in the next town and in the next country. The way people are reacting to their fellowman is something that has been insidiously attacking our species over a long period of time and it's not going away.

Not one of us could forget the first and second world wars plus all the wars that followed. You'd think that as a species we'd learn from our mistakes but that is clearly not the case.

These days it would appear that the expression "every man for himself" is alive and well and literally thriving in every city on earth. We only need to witness corrupt governments who allow the most disgusting of actions to take place without even a pause for thought. What sort of people are these?

On a recent news bulletin I saw a woman in a distant country burst into an interview being filmed. She accused soldiers of rape and torture but before being able to say or do anything else she was rapidly removed by the military. A further bulletin announced that the woman was never seen or heard of again.

I for one do not think this was the action of a crazy person but the actions of a woman who had been terrorized at the hands of those in control. This was a perfect example of so many people on this earth who have no voice; how brave was this woman. These people are unable to speak out for fear of repercussions not only to themselves but also to their extended families.

We as a global family should be watching out for these individuals but no, almost everyone you meet will say, "There's nothing I can do." Well I'm here to say that this way of thinking is pure fallacy. Whenever we see a problem there is always something that can be done; even the smallest gesture may have some affect. How will we ever know if we don't make an effort?

I would challenge you to look at yourself and question how it is you really feel when you witness something such as the example I mentioned above. Do you hurt for the person involved or do you turn away and continue with whatever it was you were doing? Far too many of us are more prepared to ignore these atrocities than become uncomfortable by taking a stand.

It appears that decent, regular everyday humanity has all but up and died. I'd like to share something I read recently which says it all. "A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out." - Walter Winchell.

I don't know who you are Walter Winchell but I do like your heart.

Now ask yourself; who are you a genuine friend to? Where do you stand on this issue?

I am Sam G. Morton and I'm a follower of TBOH. I urge you to follow - This site discusses very real problems the world is facing.

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