Sunday, March 15, 2009
Search your mind and search your soul
"Its not OK to have a child dye for the lack of a 20 ct immunization.Its not Ok to have a child dye for lack of food in his stomach in the 21th century. Im not looking for you money, i'm looking for you VOICE..." said bono for everybody to hear.
Bono vox come to televion and tried to open our eyes to this cruel reality. He tried hard tho shift our focus to his messege. We didn't want to hear him, we didn't want to be held accountable for, we didn't want any part of it nor a responsability to take action. We'd rather stay living in the comfort of our ignorant bliss as we see it. But we should listen to what he says, because then we will know about what he is talking about when he talks about extreme poverty.
He says " Around the world, 30 thousand people are dying of extreme poverty every day.I'm talking about children losing their lives because of diarrea or because they haven't had an injection that costs 25 cts."
" This means someone dying every three seconds.Someones mother, someones daughter."
Let us learn about human and civil rights. Like the right to live like a human, the right to live period. Those are the stakes in the poor countries and worse the rich countries that exclude the poor to the back of the society where can't be seen or heard from, where they can't touch their conscious or mind.
We're not asking for it to be about charity, we're telling you its about justice and equality.
So don't judge me for my words and my rightous anger. Look at it as true religion (if i may be so bold). Because true religion will not let us fall asleep in the comfort of our freedom. "Love thy neighbour" is not a piece of advice, its a command.
And that means a lot. That means that in the global village we're gonna have to start loving a hole lot more people. Because where you live should not decide wheather you live or wheather you die. And who ever sits in judgement on race or poverty or aiding the ones in need let me just say that whatever thoughts we have about God, who he is or even if God exists, most will agree that God has a special place for the poor. The poor are where God lives. God is in the slumbs and the cardboard boxes where the poor play house, God is where the opportunity is lost and lives are shattered.God is under the rubble and the cries we hear during war times. So yes God is with the poor and he will be with us, if we are with them