fear 1. the state of knowing pretty well what’s going on.2. the sensation in a writer that somewhere, in something he or she has written and submitted for publication, sits the word “your” where the contraction for “you are” ought to be.
“‘I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. You live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless. It goes on forever, inwardly — you understand? The fact the you’re alive is amazing. So you don’t get to be bored.”—
In a world that’s continuously becoming more and more developed, how could there be country that is relentlessly moving backwards instead of forward?
I realize that we are so removed from the situation that it happens to slips our mind and there’s barely any news coverage. But it shouldn’t be pushed to back burner. These are CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY. These are living, breathing people who are being kept in deplorable conditions- conditions that barely allow a person to survive, from crossing that fragile line between life and death. In the article, a survivor describes that his fellow inmates deaths “was a joy – an opportunity – because burying these bodies earned an extra helping of food.”
The one thing I can do is to bring this to your attention and implore you to pass this on and to make this an issue that will make it more than just passing news. Reblog this. Send this to your Facebook friends. Talk about it with your family. Tweet about it. Post it on your blog. Because we shouldn’t be idly sitting by doing nothing. This situation deserves more than that.
Yes, there is the possibility of terrorist retaliation, but let’s think about the permeating optimism in America due to this victory. Bin Laden’s been the symbol of terrorism and we just crushed that symbol.
“What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?”—Coleridge