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  • Again– –I don't feel anything.

    Sure, I feel my finger tips tapping the keys and my ass against the seat

    But nothing emotional, not anger nor happiness, I am neither content nor anxious.

    That little bit of warmth the sun gives is waning by 4 pm.

    The house gets chilly when the sun goes down.

    My wife clad in her snow pants and wool sweater, ups the thermostat as she passes by.

    The daylight is gone.

    A growing suspicion arises again, an unsettling feeling that something covert is happening.

    The evidence surrounds me but what is it telling me?

    It nags at me, a questioning of my experience:

    Is the amount of peace and harmony in our world equivalent to degree of the knowing of God?

    You can lead a horse to water but you can not make it drink.

    You can give a person directions but they must follow them.

    The evidence before me is that peace, harmony and God are not active qualities in our world.

    Are these illusive things a collectively direct experience?

    Could the fullness of that experience be dependent upon all of us?

    Are peace, cooperation and enrichment only possible when everyone realizes their inner worth?

    Do humans share in a collective understanding, a universal perception which cherishes life?

    The evidence before me is clearly saying no.

    If what exist is the lack of cooperation and the destruction of life

    then does this evidence suggest that something else exist?

    I can not say that this other something else if not God is the Devil,

    globally, God is not cognizable to us and I would assume this is true for the Devil,

    but what is the evidence telling me?

    Plato was fairly insightful guy, what would he say?




    Jeff Bailey © 2016
    Photo by Jeff Bailey
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