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Blog Posted:10/13/2013 11:56:00 AM
Dear Soupers:

Is life all about competitions? Is America all about competing and bullying one another? How can we use poetry to love and share with each other? How can we use poetry to reach the heart of dying souls, how can we use poetry to change the world?

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  1. Date: 10/14/2013 12:23:00 PM
    It already is changing the world... We change the world one person at a time... by helping them smile.

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    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 2:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes that's what they always say; however, these days you have to be careful how you go around smiling with people. This recipe doesn't work anymore.
  1. Date: 10/14/2013 6:06:00 AM
    Well, I like to bully Craig! : D But, lately, he doesn't follow me ... I think that he already knows it. (I love you, Craig!). Im not a competitive person, but I always try to do my best. If you are talking about contests, I believe it's healthy if we take them as a learning experience.

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  1. Date: 10/13/2013 10:04:00 PM
    I like what Craig and Rhonda said about it. I feel that way too. I don't really notice a lot of competing in my life except here at Soup. I guess I have a very lovely job where all the teachers are very helpful to each other and trying to improve the school among ourselves.

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    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 2:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Mr. Craig of course I read what was said below. You sometimes pretend to be naïve or perhaps dementia is setting in or you just enjoy turning a serious discussion into something else. When the whole world starts rejecting "You" what will you do? They will not do business with you anymore, your people cannot enter their shores, do you have a backup plan? Look my friend,”You” have always been the winner and it’s time to feel loosing is all about. Money cannot save you...love respect, caring, sharing, respect for other people’s property and prosperity and good relationship with others will save you from long drawn out useless competition. I hope you understand what I am saying.
    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 2:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Mr Craig of course I read what was said below. You sometimes pretend to naïve or dementia is setting in or you just turning a serious discussion into something else...or maybe. When the whole world start rejecting "You" what will you do? They will not do business with you anymore, your people cannot enter their shores, do you have a back up plan? Look my friend You have always been the winner and its time to feel loosing is all about. Money cannot save you...love, respect, caring, sharing and good relationship with others. I hope you understand what I am saying
    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 1:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well I guess when you are on the same level as everyone else in your environment there is no need for competition. On the other hand, if someone with a higher qualification is more experience and is good at doing something better than those in the same environment with less skills and qualification instead of asking for help or even share ideas, those individuals start competing and the only way they can win is by trying to get rid of you.
    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 1:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well I guess when you are on the same level as everyone else in your environment there is no need for competition. On the other hand if someone with a higher qualification, more experience and is good at doing something better than those in the same environment with less skills and qualification instead of asking for help or even share ideas, those individuals start a competing and the only way they can win is trying to get rid of you.
    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 1:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    And even so it doesn't stop there...I have seen this mentally not only in the USA but straight across the globe where those individuals have interest. My motto is live and let others live. If someone can do something better than you learn from that person. Do not try to destroy those individuals. One hand washes another. If I have a chicken farm and you have a barren land, let me teach you how to raise chicken...do not destroy my chicken farm or destroy my land just because you do not have one.
    Phillips Avatar Christine Phillips Date: 10/14/2013 1:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well I guess when you are on the same level as everyone else in your environment there is no need for competition. On the other hand if someone with a higher qualification, more experience and is good at doing something better than those in the same environment with less skills and qualification instead of asking for help or even share ideas, those individuals start a competing and the only way they can win is trying to get rid of you.
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 1:46:00 PM
    I think we can all strive to make the world a better place, and the best place to start is with our children. If each person cares enough to raise caring, tolerant children then the world will better - more loving and kind. As far as competition goes, some competition is healthy as long it's fair and others are not hurt. I think it's instinctive and helps us to strive to be our best. Anyone who has ever played sports knows about healthy competition and the importance of being a part of a team. It's naive to believe otherwise. Just my opinion.

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