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This ol' world
doesn't sleep! There are the bad guys planning to
blow up who and what; and there's the good guys
attempting to thwart their efforts and put 'em in
Then, there's that Devil on the shoulders of every
person who wants to do the 'right thing.' He often
leads them down the primrose
path to oblivion. As to those Angels, depicted
hovering over all of us, they have all they can do
to fight those Devils and send 'em back where they
came from. But, no one is sleeping!
Everyone's running around with their heads up their
rear ends. They're telling everyone else what to do
and how to do it. Setting
examples aren't sufficient for them; shouting and
hollering and verbal criticizing wins out over the
good ol' common sense method of quiet
explanations, serious discussions and organized
No wonder our youngsters haven't the foggiest idea
of where to turn, or from whom to get the 'right'
answers. All around them they see
examples of bigotry and falsehoods and corporate
treachery. The headlines of the media shout and
pound home all of these extremes because it gets
good reviews. And, in this realm of sensationalism,
the worst things always seem to get the loudest
exposures! But, no one sleeps!
Come this December, as a new year follows the old,
everyone will be in a festive mood. No one will
give a damn about 'the next guy.'
Poverty and depravity, homelessness and
lawlessness, a safe place to walk, work and live
won't enter anyone's thoughts. No wonder everyone
has one eye open when lying down to sleep! And, the
philosophy of "them against us" keeps the eyelids
As for me, I have very few 'fears.' About the only
one that I can think of is while I'm talking to a
humanoid on the fone, he or she puts
me on hold while trying to verify this or that.
Awaiting the return of the operator, I worry that
if I get a disconnect signal I'll have to go over
entire 'press #1, press #2,' routine again!
So, I never sleep either!
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