Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

on compassion in a time of economic collapse

"If we ever pass out as a great nation we ought to put on our tombstone, 'America died from a delusion that she has moral leadership."--will rogers

The past few days put me in mind of the need to focus on real values--not the wedge-issue rhetoric and moral smugness which passes for "values voting", but the day-to-day struggle to just live a bit more decently, and to help build a more livable world. I believe in a form of the American Dream--but it has nothing to do with getting rich quickly, or forcing everyone to believe and do the things I do.

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