Happy Soul Food Friday!
This weekly bastion of positivity and good energy for years, today, takes a sobering look at gun deaths, violence and terrorism, putting them in perspective rather than laced in inflammatory rhetoric.
Rest assured we still have good “mojo in the dojo”, and will be back to focusing on the positive and best nature of humanKIND, but this context is important if we are to retain our soul as a nation and unwilling to let paranoia destroy ya…
Let’s choose pronoia over paranoia while remaining vigilant and hopeful!
Trust in God but tie your camel (mid-east saying)
Pray like everything depends on God but work like everything depends on you (mid-west saying)
End the Gun Epidemic in America
It is a moral outrage and national disgrace that civilians can legally purchase weapons designed to kill people with brutal speed and efficiency
For Every American Killed by Terrorism in the US and Around the World, more than 1,000 die from Firearms inside the US
American Deaths in Terrorism v. Gun Violence in One Graph
Visualizing Gun deaths: Comparing the U.S. to Rest of the World
Looking at Violence In America with a Financial Lens
What is the value of a human life, not the cost of a human life…
Muzzle Guns Not Health Research on Gun Violence So We Can Prevent Preventable Deaths
How to Respond to an Active Shooter Incident:
Sad that we have to add this to our emergency preparation kit 😦
Just So We Don’t Take It Too Seriously…
Thanks this week go to Marlaine C, Ron A, Larry H, and lovers of civil liberties not civic lunacy everywhere…
Pay it forward!
“A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses;
It is an idea that possesses the mind.” – Robert Oxton Bolton