Monday, July 18, 2022

Will You Choose?

We have an obligation to one another, responsibilities and trusts.  That does not mean we must be pigeons, that we must be exploited.  But it does mean that we should look out for one another when and as much as we can; and that we have a personal responsibility for our behavior; and that our behavior has consequences of a very real and profound nature.  We are not powerless.  We have tremendous potential for good or ill.  How we choose to use that power is up to us; but first we must choose to use it.  We're told every day, "You can't change the world."

But the world is changing every day.  Only question is -- who's doing it?  You or somebody else?  Will you choose to lead, or be led by others?

-- Joseph Michael Straczynski (1954 -), award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas, "At The Midpoint (Spoilers for everything)".  (Google Groups) (7 April 1995)

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