“Talkin Bout A Revolution” – what about humanity?

With the deaths of Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden, Muammar Gadaffi and the continued movement to oust dictators, particularly in the Arab world – many celebrate and hail this as victory, change, transition, peace and justification for a better world. These reasons may be valid.

I, however, concern about these methods and our highest sense of humanity. There is something dark, twisted and worrisome when we take delight in the suffering of another human. I appeal to no god or religion as I draw towards my own sense of morality, goodness and humanity.

I feel tender when I see suffering. And right now, I ‘feel’ is more important today than I ‘think’. I’m all for justice, and equally plead grounds for mercy. I am for this fine balance. I worry about our laws, international laws, propaganda and blind obedience to the media, hype or any cause.

I don’t have all the answers, but I do have many questions.

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