What Is Peace?

We look at children and think...

"They are not like me for I am much bigger and more mature than them

Like a great lion

They are small and stupid and disrespectful

Like a lesser hyena!"

 Is this true though?

NO!

NADA!

GOOSE EGGS!

 

EMPATHY!

ACCEPTANCE!

EQUALITY!

We say we are good people

That we live by these words every day

But do we???

 

We look at animals and think...

"Aw! It's so cute!"

Then we kill his or her relative

Our relative

 

With sounds of anger and chaos the world cries...

BANG!!!

BOOM!!!

AHHHHHHHH!!!

 

Peace is not just refusing to declare war

Peace is to not patronize and be conceited

We can't hurt the lily pad or the fly or the child with cerebral palsy

Hurt is not just punching someone

It's our thoughts that hurt

They lead to our actions

The End

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