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The Plague of Mankind
By Ruan Mills Burke   
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Last edited: Sunday, March 18, 2012
Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012

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Do we bury our heads in the sand or do we A acknowledge the truth?


How many years is it since Man learned how to make fire – yet we still burn ourselves.

How much time has passed since the first all out war – yet we still battle and maim.

Mankind is not a smart race. It does not learn by its mistakes, nor does it understand the basic principles of survival. It has waged chemical warfare on itself to such a degree that it can no longer see the error of its ways. There is nothing here that has not been blemished by Man’s manipulation. All of the planets life-forms have been touched and tainted. Those that Mankind cannot taint, Man destroys, obliterates, eradicates.

Then Mankind created such hugely theatrical scenarios that it no longer knows reality from fantasy. The scene is set with far-fetched tales of contravene, of conspiracy, which it defends as its sacred right. Even divergence becomes punishable by death. By whose authority!

Thus, Man’s inane greed and blindness have led it to its own destruction from which, withou radical changes, there is no respite. There are now too many of us, thanks to our interference in nature’s way, to turn back and correct our shocking misconduct. Food production tortures and wastes more life than it provides for.  Sickness is used as a means of domination, as a service to nourishing greed ...and as retribution for gross stupidity.

Over the centuries there have been endless opportunities for Mankind to learn right from wrong. Instead, Mankind used these opportunities as weapons against itself. It learned to cheat and deceive ...and ultimately to enforce through fear. It manufactured devastation and, in doing so, blinded itself to what should have been our Paradise.

By hook or by crook, we will do our best to annihilate this cool green oasis we call Earth, or kill ourselves with trying.

For those who recognise our plight, you surely also recognise that the power of many will never acknowledge the wisdom of a few.


Some may think 'God' will intervene. It is my belief that we are expected to find the answers ourselves. After all, we made this mess ...and we shouldn't expect to be allowed to ignore the truth and consequences of life.





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Reviewed by Budd Nelson 4/4/2012
Bravo! The Planet will fight back as it has in eons past and although nature may be altered its existance has been many times longer than ours. bravo again!
Reviewed by John Bidwell 3/15/2012
Wow Ruan.
We certainly are looking out the same window!!!
Bless you.


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