I'm not one to (usually) quote the bible, however this seems appropriate:
Ecclesiastes 9: 11-12
I have seen something else under the sun:
The race is not to the swift
or the battle to the strong,
nor does food come to the wise
or wealth to the brilliant
or favor to the learned;
but time and chance happen to them all.
Moreover, no one knows when their hour will come:
As fish are caught in a cruel net,
or birds are taken in a snare,
so people are trapped by disaster
that fall unexpectedly upon them.
upstream from white sand beaches are hamlets, paddies and canyons bombshells unexploded, cratered land, cratered faces mangled extremities...
The sun may be clouded - yet ever the sun , Will sweep on it's course 'til the cycle is run. And when into chaos the system is hurle...
We get caught up in monikers and labels...I'm much more conservative than most conservatives, much more libertarian than most libertari...
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