Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Our days

This last election will be remembered with vividness and pride, an election that will frame and define a new future. We were all conscious of what is at stake, the paths we are forging. I wonder if our parents had the same self-consciousness in their days.

They experienced World Wars, the Great Depression, victories and ideological struggles, births and deaths of nations. Did they realize how each of those events would change the course of history?

We are sharing these thoughts in a more democratic way than ever before. As I read various blogs- my recent favorites: cheriblocksabrow blog; sixtyup blog; eggsmcgeeze blog; I'm excited about this age, this time. This is a good time to share, to record, to seek new insights and become more active civically.

Misquoting Shakespeare: "The future,dear Brutus, is not in the stars, but in ourselves".

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