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Thursday, October 14, 2010

A moment of unity, joy and good will

michael white in the guardian...

Chilean Miners Rescue: This is a Rare Moment of Global Joy

i was watching a part of the rescue operation yesterday with my landlady... i couldn't help feeling the rush of emotion watching the men emerge from the tiny capsule one by one... my thoughts, however, always restless, began to contemplate what it would be like to experience such a moment of globally shared joy because peace in the incessant palestine-israeli conflict had finally been achieved or because all the factions now killing each other in afghanistan had finally yielded to a warm embrace and the common good of all... now, wouldn't THAT be loverly...?

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