Flawed & Fatal


We’re all flawed, and in fact, we’re all fatal.

We’re deadly to our surroundings.
Obviously, as there are ample examples, we are deadly to our environment.
We’re consuming and destroying at an unbelievable pace.

We’re deadly to the people around us with our selfishness.
We’re deadly to them by killing the earth that we need to thrive.
We’re deadly to them by consuming so much that it literally destroys the world we live in.
We’re deadly to them by creating products that kill people.
We’re deadly to them by setting up systems that approve deadly products as healthy, systems that perpetuate destruction and death instead of thriving and bringing to life.
We’re deadly to them by selling consumption as freedom and happiness and having the rest of the world hope for the lie.

There’s this terrific video that I love (go, watch it… right now.)
John Lennon is being interviewed by this kid who snuck into his hotel room. And there’s this line:
“… get nonviolent, and it’s pretty hard because we’re all violent inside. We’re all Hitler inside and we’re all Christ inside. And it’s just trying to work on the good bit of you.”

I thought of it today, because, see..

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