“Young people get the foolish idea that what is new for them must be new for everybody else too. No matter how unconventional they get, they’re just repeating what others before them have done.” ― Yukio Mishima
(Image: Mishima with Ishihara Shintarō)
Memorial Day, we were reminded to think about, thank, and honor the men and women who serve our country. It’s only 34 days later. Have you thought about them since? Keep the people you are thankful for in front of you all the time. Don’t just consider those that mean the most to you on earmarked days of a calendar.
(Image: The Dark Knight Falls)
Invisible Children seeks to send a detachment of troops to train and assist regional armed forces to combat and eliminate the LRA. In their quest to find Kony, they will end up killing hundreds of child soldiers; the same children they want to protect.
The creators of the video surely have good intentions, but do not sponsor further bloodshed, do not fund the Ugandan military; instead help the people, so they can rebuild the lives they lost.
An enemy of the samurai would be cut down with a sword. We live in a different time. We need to use our swords in a different way. On the hate of one another…