Thinking Challenge Submission Excerpt-So Shut Your Mouths and Open Your Eyes09-12-2011
SO SHUT YOUR MOUTHS AND OPEN YOUR EYES-KELLY MCLAUGHLIN
"...What I want from everyone is for them to close their mouths and open their eyes and ears. Because- listen to me!- because the inherent darkness of humanity is not hopelessness: it is hope. Too much of it. I hear you say that that is only my truth, but it is True. Look around you. You will see people of all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life, of varying social status and faith. And the vast majority of them are deluding themselves with hope, like the Dickensian Mister Macabre. Some whose ships never sailed are certain that one knighted day their ship will come in. Those whose ships did come in are convinced that there has got to be something more.
Truth does not just reside here, in shining halls."
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