Leaders and people of goodwill must condemn violence - in all of its forms - against others here, there, everywhere.
Now is NOT the time for silence. The humanitarian crisis at the southern border which the Biden Administration does NOT want to name as such; the HORRIBLE TREATMENT of Women and Children in the heart-wrenching wars and ethnic cleansing in Sudan and Ethiopia cry out for a response.
The subjugation and chauvinistic behavior against Women and Girls by Violent and Vile governmental policies and practice demand our attention, indeed, our actionable response.
Moral behavior - however you define it - is very important, but, dear friends, I reckon that the sufferings of harsh words, cursings, and/or other not ready for prime time utterings are not worthy to be compared to the sufferings of so, so many of our neighbors around the world.
We must neither permit and certainly not allow ourselves the space of complacency lest we, too, become complicit in our fellow neighbors harm and destruction.
Our rallies for good must be as fierce and ferocious as our commitments to our favorite teams during March Madness - and more. And even if we should suffer loss during a particular round we must rebound and ne'er permit ourselves the comfort or consolation of permanent defeat.
By the tens times tens of thousands Millennials and Z-ers flocked to the beaches of Miami last week (I know their allure quite well, my 3 younger siblings are each Floridians by birth), but once again pleasure and release cannot be the end-all of our passions and pursuits.
The blood and voices of Stephen Bio, Isabel Allende, Mary Turner (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_1918_lynchings
), and multiplied millions of disquieted souls across the longitudes and latitudes of this revolving globe pierce the silence of inactivity with cries for our of involvement.
Speak up! Get Involved! Pursue A Cause!