I had a revelation…and no, it had nothing to do with the end of the world. It had more to do with the beginning.
I am not religious. That’s not to say that I don’t believe in doing things religiously – I just don’t pray to something that hasn’t proved to me that it exists. To be honest, I’d sooner believe in Santa Clause. However, I do believe that there are stories that were written in the bible by men that contain morals that can be incorporated or discarded.
One thing I do believe is that man was created in god’s image – when man looks in the mirror, he sees himself – so who is god.
Anyway, I was thinking about the story of the Tower of Babel. Basically, all people spoke the same language until they got together to build a tower. When god saw this tower, he decided to, “confound their language” and scatter them across the planet.
The way I see it, god punished the people for working together to build something great.
What if we all believed in Kennedy’s words when he said, “Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.” I may be naïve but I think if we pooled all of our talents with every country on this planet, we would be able accomplish wonders beyond our imagination.
Until then, we are going to have to endure our present condition, which I have to admit, is not optimistic. Ironically, it seems as if we are inching closer to an apocalypse to rival Revelations.
It seems as if Trump may have finally come to his senses. As of today, Trump has made an about-face on several of his campaign promises. He has backed down on his claim that China was a “currency manipulator,” NATO is no longer “obsolete,” he seems to have more compassion for the atrocities that have befallen the Syrian people, and he now believes that Russia may be up to no good – most likely ending the bromance between him and Putin.
I think he finally decided to get his head out of his ass.
I don’t want to sound naive but I believe that most of America, and the world for that matter, have had their eye on the news since Trump has been in office, wondering, what in the hell is this knuckle-head thinking?
Believe me, I am not a Trump supporter. However, there is that part of me that has always rooted for the underdog. So, if this is the hand that the house has dealt to me, no matter how butt-ugly the cards look, I still have to make a choice – do I fold, or do I hold on to my cards and pray for a miracle. Let me see…I don’t gamble, I don’t believe in god, and I don’t believe in miracles.
Damn…I better start praying.
Trump gave the ok to bomb an airfield in Syria because the Assad regime attacked Syrians through the use of chemical weapons. Does this mean that Trump now has empathy toward the Syrian refugees seeking asylum? Will he take Syria off the list of banned countries suspected of “Radical Islamic Terrorism?” Is this the stance that Trump is going to take every time something like this happens in any country? What if Israel decides to bomb Palestinians by targeting a hospital or a school filled with children? What would Trump do if he were to view the images of Colombians with their heads chopped off by the drug cartels? Will Trump bomb any country that passes his sympathy test?
What happed to America first?
Maybe he misspoke…maybe what he wanted to say was America STRIKES first.
TrumPuppet’s fire, ready, aim mentality has consequences far beyond his inability to see upfield. He essentially chose to go to war with Syria, a country that is allied with Russia. Does he really believe that they will not retaliate in some way shape or form – does he not know that Russia is a nuclear country?
I hate to sound fatalistic but…the worst is yet to come.