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Apathy, the Great Destroyer
by Lew Duffey
Saturday, September 30, 2006
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It hurts to see the declining number of voters in our country. It hurts because their very absence is as if they were saying "I don't care," or "I can't change anything so why bother."
Maybe we can.... Maybe we can't, but we owe it to ourselves to try.


Apathy, the Great Destroyer

 

We all know guns, bombs and wars cause the great destruction of all.

We all know that hatred and violence can cause many good men to fall.

We somehow overlook another form of cancer which threatens our dear land.

The great destroyer, apathy makes our soul too weak to stand.

We take what we have for granted and we refuse to see what is bad.

We simply say, “This too will pass.”  We forget the dreams our forefathers had.

They wanted us be a great nation.  A nation the world would admire.

Over centuries of being a nation, we have grown weaker and easy to tire.

We have also been guilty of putting ourselves on pedestals, placed on high

If things go wrong we simply hang our heads, feel sorry for ourselves and sigh.

Have we really forgotten that this land of ours was bought by the blood of others?

They fought and died for you and I, this makes us one and all to be brothers.

Leave us not become complacent to the sorrows which surround.

Let us sing for God above to hear the majestic songs that we sound.

Do not allow complacency to become our nation’s norm.

For if we care we can solve our problems and our country can reform.
 

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Reviewed by Sherry Heim
Freedom is the most expensive thing that this world has ever paid for, but it is also the most fragile. It will only take one generation of people who are not willing to defend it for it to perish forever. Our people seem to believe that freedom is a given and that without any maintenance it will just continue...why not? none of us have even known anything different. Nothing could be further from the truth and I fear that it will not be until freedom is gone that America will finally realize what she has lost. The right to vote should be accepted as an honor and a duty, not as something that doesn't matter. Ask someone who doesn't live in freedom and who doesn't have the right to vote, how they feel about it. I am certain that they will tell you that they hunger for the day when freedom and the right to vote will be their reality. Thank you for this, Lew.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by A PAX
Wow........this is so very true Lew.......
and told with an in your face intelligent way
bravo........
very very good
pax A
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Couldn't agree more. I voted this morning at 6:15 here in my little South Louisiana town, but there won't be many that do. Good stuff.
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