Ripples v9.03: Dr. King!
1/15/07: a quick splash from Paul & The Ripples Project
=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= PEBBLE =o=o=o=o=o=o=o=o
Man must evolve for all human conflict
a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
-Martin Luther King, Jr., submitted by Judy A., Carbondale IL
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The past is prophetic
in that it asserts loudly that
wars are poor chisels
for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
One day we must come to see
that peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.
How much longer must we play at deadly war games
before we heed the plaintive pleas
of the unnumbered dead and maimed of past wars?
-Martin Luther King, Jr., submitted by Cathie M., Madison WI
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For everyone here: please, please PLEASE take some action this week to honor Dr. King. Make peace with a co-worker, reach out to a struggling friend, speak up on behalf of someone who needs it.
For Madison area Ripplers, join us for a Ripply Town MeetUp! A few of us are gathering next week in Madison to explore how to make the world a more ripply place. This Sunday, January 21, 4pm at “In the Company of Thieves” Coffee Shop, 908 E Johnson St, Madison (608) 204-9797 If you think you might come, let me know in advance if possible!
More info here: http://theripplesproject.org/smf/index.php?topic=209.0
In honor of Dr. King, I send you now an extra big splash of….