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Re: 4th of July

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  • snowplank
    Congratulations. Paul
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 7, 2003
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      --- In anthroposophy@yahoogroups.com, "ziggy_se" <Sgroth@e...> wrote:
      > Hmmm I have been to my first 4th of July Parade, which was interesting,
      > though not much would give a foreigner any hints about what the
      > celebration of 4th of July actually is about....
      > Luckily Ashley and I had been shopping in a used bookstore recently,
      > and very appropriate I've been reading "Citizen Tom Paine" by Howard
      > Fast the last couple of days.... quote:
      > "The revolution goes on; a man does not make the revolution, not a
      > thousand men, not an army and not a party; the revolution comes from
      > the people as they reach toward God and a little of God is in each
      > person and each will not forget it. Thus it is the revolution when
      > slaves shake their chains and the revolution when a strong man bends
      > toward a weaker and says, "Here, comrade, is my arm." The revolution
      > goes on and nothing stops it; but because the people are seeking what
      > is good, not what is wicked or powerful or cruel or rich or venal, but
      > simply what is good - because of that the people flounder and feel
      > along one dark road after another. The people are no more all-seeing
      > than their rulers once were; it is in intention that they differ"
      > p281
      > The rulers of today know they have to adress the good intentions -
      > most of the time people accept to believe - to think someone else
      > provides an arm for the weak, defend my freedom or maintain truth. At
      > some point the lies become to obvious - and the revolution goes on. It
      > is time for a new common sense !!!!
      > Soren Groth
      > psst we got married
      > http://www.freewebs.com/grothpetersen/wedding.html
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