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<< Let's not try to imagine a world in which people openly and shamelessly try to market coronavirus. Instead let's try to imagine a world in which people do not openly and shamelessly market nuclear weapons, missiles, bombs, grenades, guns, coal, oil, gas, fracking, factory farms, or Joe Biden. Let's even try to imagine a world in which we can be sure nobody working for any government is right now trying to figure out how to use coronavirus as a weapon. You know damn well that you cannot be sure of that in the current world. >>   Share:  
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How do we get from this world, in which weapons shows are totally acceptable, to a world in which they are as absurd as a coronavirus show? I don't claim to know, but would suggest a few steps.

First, recycle all televisions. We've spent decades trying to make a significant proportion of the content of television something better than catastrophically awful. Let's focus elsewhere. Get rid of the things or do not turn them on - and don't view that stuff on your computer either.

Second, stop promoting optimism. Promote activism instead. Stop telling people they have to hear happy news or be incapable of functioning. It's a ridiculous lie. Tell people the actual state of affairs and the need to alter things.

Third, stop all promotion of violence. Replace it with promotion of the world-changing powers of nonviolent action. Rid even your speech of violence, and don't agree with this by telling me I'm "killing it."

Fourth, try to view the world from the outside for a second. Assume that nothing is acceptable or unacceptable, for a second. Think, for a second, about what should be acceptable and what should not.

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<< Let's not try to imagine a world in which people openly and shamelessly try to market coronavirus. Instead let's try to imagine a world in which people do not openly and shamelessly market nuclear weapons, missiles, bombs, grenades, guns, coal, oil, gas, fracking, factory farms, or Joe Biden. Let's even try to imagine a world in which we can be sure nobody working for any government is right now trying to figure out how to use coronavirus as a weapon. You know damn well that you cannot be sure of that in the current world. >>

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How do we get from this world, in which weapons shows are totally acceptable, to a world in which they are as absurd as a coronavirus show? I don't claim to know, but would suggest a few steps.

First, recycle all televisions. We've spent decades trying to make a significant proportion of the content of television something better than catastrophically awful. Let's focus elsewhere. Get rid of the things or do not turn them on - and don't view that stuff on your computer either.

Second, stop promoting optimism. Promote activism instead. Stop telling people they have to hear happy news or be incapable of functioning. It's a ridiculous lie. Tell people the actual state of affairs and the need to alter things.

Third, stop all promotion of violence. Replace it with promotion of the world-changing powers of nonviolent action. Rid even your speech of violence, and don't agree with this by telling me I'm "killing it."

Fourth, try to view the world from the outside for a second. Assume that nothing is acceptable or unacceptable, for a second. Think, for a second, about what should be acceptable and what should not.

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Read the rest of this material by Swanson via the link in the references below.

Or go and endorse weapons industries, food companies which degrade people's health, and any number of organisations which help ensure your kids and those of your loved ones have no future and will probably be among the very many who die horribly sooner or later.

It's up to you - make a choice. Live with intellectual honesty and with integrity, or go and do whatever you were ACTUALLY going to do.



https://davidswanson.org/when-a-weapons-show-is-canceled-by-coronavirus/
https://www.facebook.com/davidcnswanson/posts/10157981528803320