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This was originally written as a response but it sums up the Hamas / Islamic Jihad : Israel conflict & massacres of 2014. Palestinians are dying and firing bottle rockets in a desperate attempt to stop the blockade. They have tried diplomacy, and been punished for doing so.
The situation in Gaza is killing human life even when Israel is not actively bombing them. I don't need to go into the details including hospital needs, sewage in streets, targeted (unreported
(Cross Posted From The Thin Red Line)
Lev Lafayette reminded me of something easy to forget:
On one level such attitudes are the result of an apparent inability to consider life from the perspective of a person living in such countries. For decades these countries have been ruled by absolute monarchs, dictatorships, or regimes with only a pretence of democracy, all of which have engaged in gross violations of basic human rights. -Lev Lafayette, How beautiful is freedom / Isocracy.orgThe
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I remember my mom used to work at the correctional center as a librarian. She used to talk about kids she got interested in books. It was the only job she talked about where she got any kind of satisfaction. I never got to tell her that I was proud of her, because I never thought to...
My fiance works as an intern for social work at the jail. I guess that reminded me of her.