Dear President Biden your spirituality and the true values of your faith empowering you to end America’s permanent wars
- Kamran Mofid
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In a beautiful but harrowing poem entitled “How to Create an Enemy,” Sam Keen, an American philosopher and educator,
reminds us of the brutality of war:
“When your icon of the enemy is complete
you will be able to kill without guilt,
slaughter without shame.”-How to Create an Enemy
Truth in every word, I must say - Dehumanizing and humiliating others is a very dangerous game.
It is like a boomerang, which is designed to return to the thrower, lest we forget!
…’that once you can’t love another human being
you have no place in the world.’-Mirror Image - Louise Glück
The Time is Now, as the Irish poet, Seamus Heaney, has reminded us, to “make hope and history rhyme”.
Mr. President, empowered by your faith and example of your life journey, you have been given a mandate to battle for the common good
To heal the wounded and divided America and build a better world
Only humility, seeking forgiveness and repentance will end America’s permanent wars
These are the values to unleash Revival, Healing and Transformation
Dear President Biden,
I do know and appreciate how busy your days are. Therefore, without further ado, please allow me to put my cards on the table straight away.
In my heart of hearts, I believe you are a very different president from your predecessors. I first formulated my opinions about you, all those years ago, in 1986, when I heard your most passionate speech against aparthied in South Africa: