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Let's Declare War on All Bullies


Let's declare war on all bullies
Which is to declare war on that part of us that is
bullying
Yes we divide at our peril
We solve nothing when we do
The war on bullying is a war for the only freedom
we possess 
Despite the prevarications of those who would
deny us the dignity of freedom
by seeking out some mechanistic thing they call a cause
We need to emerge from 500 years of I-ness
  to combat the bully instinct
Our freedom lives in each of us
It  is what enables us to see the world as
Jesus saw it
As a place where by our own decision we can change our conduct
Without this we are lost in the nominalist cesspool
Condemned to listen to  talking heads explain causality


Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes

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