Monday, January 21, 2013

What A Wonderful World: Happy Inauguration And Martin Luther King Jr Day

Maybe we just need to relax for a moment and think about how good things are.
Yes, there is still plenty of sukx. To much violence, too much global climate change, too much injustice.

  • But my generation grew up 30 minutes from global nuclear annihilation, which today is unthinkable.
  • Europe used to have huge wars every 20 years or so, and that is now unthinkable.
  • In my home state, marriage equality and a sane approach to drug policy are growing into the new normal, and only ten years ago that was unthinkable.
  • I had honestly never thought that we would have a black president in my lifetime, and here was are celebrating his re-election!

There is much to do, but why not enjoy the good stuff too?

1 comment:

Randy Winn said...

Someone sent me this link to an old comic book explaining MLK's work:
http://www.ep.tc/mlk/index.html