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Ted G.

"Change Me to We in the American Psyche"

Hadley, MA, USA
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I was a soldier once, then  I saw war.  I am now a fighter for Peace.  This battle will not be fought with guns and bombs, but with information, words, and deeds.  It will be fought in the hearts and minds of man; in every city of every state of every country in the world; in every school, town hall, office, dining room, and den.  We, the people, will counteract the propoganda machines of those who value corporate earnings more than human lives.  They cannot exist without us, but we can exist without them!!!


Naturally the common people don't want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.  
        
                                         --Hermann Goering


It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labours of peace.  

                                         --Andre Gide



Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes. It can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. For a nuclear disaster, spread by winds and waters and fear, could well engulf the great and the small, the rich and the poor, the committed and the uncommitted alike. Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.
 
                                         --John F. Kennedy


More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.

                                        --Franklin D. Roosevelt


Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.

                                        
--Mohandas Ghandi


A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is 
the opposite of peace.

                                        --Gersonides


The problems that exist in the world today  cannot be solved by  the level of thinking  that created them. 

                                        --Albert Einstein


Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

                              --
Ralph Waldo Emerson
                                 
 
  
  

 
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    Sep 16, 2008 3:14 PM

    Rebecca W. (1160)
     
    TED
    Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time. ~Jean Paul Richter~
    May your birthday take flight and bring you much laughter,
    and fill your memories with mirth from now to hereafter! ~Becca~

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    Please sign this very important Petition concerning Gross Human Rights Abuse in America!

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    - Sheldon


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    Ivy S. (2169)
    My dear friend, may your special day be as special as you are and may it be the most memorable one ever. Cheers!
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    Sep 17, 2007 12:40 PM

    Rebecca W. (1160)
     TED,
    May all your wishes and dreams
    come true!!
    And as you celebrate
    the day of your birth, may peace
    and beauty fill the Earth!!!
    Warm blessings and joy...
    Becca  

    Sep 17, 2007 7:46 AM

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    HAVE A HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
    Sep 16, 2007 7:57 AM

    V A. (28)

    Hope your year is filled with joy, laughter, friends and peace. May you have a wonderful Birthday! Brightest Birthday Blessings to you!


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    Have a great Birthday Ted
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