RACING TOWARDS OBLIVION
Trustworthiness, respect, caring, fairness, charity of spirit, Integrity, benevolence and love, are important human characteristics and traits,
Why are they not practiced by Americans diligently?
“We are the best! We are number one!” They shout.
Which begs the question, “At what?”
“Well, we won a gazillion gold medals in the Olympics.”
“Yes, but we didn’t win them all.”Which still begs the question,
“We’re number one at what?”
Where are we, really, in the world’s most important human issues?
We're 7th in literacy, 27th in math, 22nd in science, 37th in Health Care,
49th in life expectancy, 178th in infant mortality, 3rd in wages
No. 4 in labor force, No. 4 in exports ...
So when you say we are #1, why perpetuate the fallacy? When it’s not true.
Better to work from truth towards truth than to believe the propaganda;
it’s insidious, and not at all in America’s best interest.
We are riding on the back of Time.
Time which waves at those racing towards oblivion.
Copyright © norberto franco cisneros | Year Posted 2016
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