If the ship sinkd, it sinks for ALL of us
The beast, our worst fear coming true
We must all be the best we can be right now to avoid violence at the G8 demo - the police must show true enlightment id dealing with the forces moving in the G8 protests.
Feeding the fear and the anger is counter productive - an over reaction by the police will lead to a disaster as was seen in edinburgh streets yesterday.
Everyone is worried about the direction society is moving in and need to self express, if that free expression is stifled, riots are inevitable - simple cause and effect.
We are all on the same side - we all bleed, cry, hurt, aspire and love and the time is now for us to come together and co create our future.
We are an ocean of humanity expressing the cry from deep in the heart of our generation for a better way of running the anthill that is our global culture – each of us a drop in that ocean
"Each and every drop entering the ocean immediately becomes the ocean"
If the ship of our culture goes down, we will all be the losers, it is in ALL our interests to work together.
ANT breeds ANTI, as we saw yesterday on the streets of Edinburgh - fear breeding fear breeding fear
I am reposting this piece below because I feel that it is a timely piece
Why are we demonstrating at the G8?
What is it really all about?
What do we realistically hope to achieve?
What is possible in the realpolitik?
Africa, global warming, third world debt, Iraq etc are only
symptoms, a metaphor for what we are all dissatisfied about..
Africa and the other issues expose the lack of integrity that is
driving and has driven global behavior for thousands of years both in
the macro of global trade and in the micro of our individual
relationships with each other.
When I look in the mirror, I can see all the garbage of this world
operating within me also as I conduct my life in the daily scramble
to survive another day on this spinning lump of rock.
How do I interact with my neighbors and friends? - Global peace
begins right here with me and then spills out radiating throughout
the global culture.
The beauty of these times is that there is no escape from this
reality anymore. Extinction is the only way out. Either we face our
issues individually and globally or our civilisation will cease to
Live 8 @ the G8 is the heart of the people crying out for something
different, a new way of operating. Each of us is a single blade of
grass cracking the concrete. This has been building for a long time
since the first wave in the sixties -- it now comes of age.
It is important that we operate in this situation with the
consciousness of "the journey is the destination"
The issues that we are addressing are ignorance - fear, selfishness,
and the resulting dishonesty. What is important is that we understand
that this is an evolutionary moment; it is in innocence, that the
human race is where it is.
Down from the trees, but not yet walking upright. We are monkeys
barely out of the jungle squeezing this amazing civilisation out of
We must move beyond finger pointing, blame, and demonisation. Move
beyond "protesting against" to "demonstrating FOR"
We must leave the "Them and Us" paradigm back in the second
millennium where it has already created too much havoc. The time has
come for us to move together in partnership for:
world working for all of us without exception"
In my opinion, this is what we are demonstrating about.
****** If we go to Edinburgh with hatred, negativity and blame in
our hearts and minds, we will be part of the problem, not the
solution.The result will be more of the same if not
""You can take a horse to water, but you cannot make it drink"
BUT ………. You can sprinkle salt in its food.
We must truly "BE THE CHANGE that we want to see in the world" – BE
Each and every breath – Remember, honey is sweeter and more
attractive than vinegar.
We are Dancing our Dream of a better world Awake into Reality.
Bring CHALK to Edinburgh – express yourselves for all to see. Bring
extra CHALK to share with others:
Message in a bottle
Bring musical instruments, noisemakers lets create the biggest band
"WHEN WE THE PEOPLE LEAD, OUR LEADERS FOLLOW" - They have to.
"changing our world by changing our conversation"
Activism for the new
millennium "when the conversation reaches critical mass, it transforms into ACTION"
"there is nothing wrong with our world, we are just having a weird
conversation – Reclaim the Conversation – Our New World Order IS Love"