There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless.’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.
War sucks big-time. Don’t let yourself ever be talked into having one waged in the name of your freedom. Somehow, when the bombs start dropping or you hear the sound of machine guns at the end of your street, you don’t think about your ‘imminent liberation’ anymore.
When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.
Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.