Racism and unfounded propaganda have caused so many avoidable conflicts.
Things could only get worse as the populations of all nations increase, the world's food supply dwindles, and those with only profit in mind perpetuate a road to ruin.
Will it be the urgency regarding our most basic needs (food, water, and energy) that reconnects us, or will it be the clamoring for the last drop of clean water, the last viable seed, and the last bit of fertile land that finally tears us apart?
Every one of us must be willing to step out of our level of comfort and make conscious and moral efforts toward change.
I salute those who have carved the road behind us, as well as the pathfinders who honor those sacrifices by continuing to forge ahead.
"The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."
"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
-Martin Luther King, Jr