Posted by Jeff (126.96.36.199) on November 06, 2001 at 23:38:42:
In Reply to: what price glory posted by Zavid Zapata on November 06, 2001 at 23:00:04:
: to brianless World polititions
: The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena.Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals , emperors and now by greedy polititions
: so that ,in glory and triumph they could become the momentory masters of a fraction of a dot . think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of this pixel on the scaresly distinguishable inhabitants of some other corner, how frequent their misunderstanding , how eager they are to kill inocent or how to plan to kill one another , how fervent their hatreds... at the end what they will take to their graves!
That's an interesting way of putting everything into perspective. Just how long is one's life, even if it's 120 years, when compared to thousands, or millions of years?
At least our ancestors are remembered for their "fraction of a dot"... glory and triumph indeed, in all of their splendor.
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