Our culture thinks and operates
on an unexamined
everything and everyone.
Why would you
think about the effects
of your actions on others [humans and non-humans]?
Last week an American cop killed his mother in law, wife and 2 daughters. Then he killed himself. Otherwise he may have just been charged with a misdemeanor. The judge says tissue wounds don't matter. Broken bones perhaps do. Rape, kidnapping, ...not so bad. But a broken bone...More...
What kind of country/world allows/sactions violence against women or anyone. But when violent sports are glorified, war is glorified and unquestioned, police are given ultimate authority [in Ontario, cities must give them whatever their budget demands], ...what can we expect?!
Everything/one are only valued if they produce something for me - if I profit = capitalism. Who needs air, the poor, water, ...if no one is making money from them - they are use-less. Wipe out regulations to protect them [=us] - is the cry of conservatives in Harper's government and the U.S.
When will we take control of our countries?