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My Answer to George

Mark A. Goldman                                                                       Dated: 2/20/06


Hi George,

I know you think you are right. But your arguments are not convincing.

You do not fight criminals by becoming like them; you fight them by becoming more conscious, more courageous, more honorable, more responsible.

Most people say, "Well I'm responsible but it's unrealistic to expect others to be that way." The truth is, none of us is a finished piece of work. Consciousness has many, many levels. A lot of people think of themselves as having integrity and being responsible when, in fact, there's still a lot of room for improvement... most of us quit too soon. We give up in the face of difficult odds.

If you want to live in a world that truly nurtures the human spirit, then you have to contribute yourself to the cause. You have to be willing to grow. You have to try harder. The more you strive to explore the best that's in you... the more honorable you become, the more powerful your input becomes. The more you tell the truth, the more you understand what the truth is. Most people don't work at it long enough to find out if what I'm saying is true.

Anyway, if you get stuck arguing with me about this we will end up divided and that division will only delay what we've come here to accomplish.

Today, maybe most people probably agree with you. But I'm not going to quit. I'm more prepared to lose elections than I am prepared to give up my consciousness.  I'm prepared to lose elections until you decide to stand with me, and then I still won't quit until others join us and we win. That's why in my piece I say it's problematic.

So you can stand with me now or you can wait until later. You can choose to fight either me or them. How often do you want to lose before you see that you can win?  If you would only be steadfast in holding onto what is honorable and true...  

Now is the time, George, if you have the courage, to believe in the power of the truth.

Best regards,


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