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Recipe Of Hate

half a cup
of Ignorance
half a cup
of dogma
Then roll it
till it's seasoned
Into a melting pot
of stigma
Combine it in with ethnocentric bunkum The kind
that wins
the grand prize for paternalistic discrimination

add two tablespoons
of Pride
blindly partisan beliefs
Fuse it in
with an ounce
of social ostracism
Insert a variety
of preconceived stereotypes
With a full glass
Of malicious discrimination
Then Let it simmer to
There is
Indiscriminate persecution
Taunt and deride
Whose ever strange in your eyes

This is a
Recipe of Hate
Kevin Patrick

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Where Does Freewill Lead, If We Chose Not To Follow Love

Love is not a law
We follow because we are told

Love is a vow made of freewill
In the light of truth

Without love life is chaos
Law cannot prevent chaos
only conscious love is capable
of creating
life in an environment of chaos

Love is a lesson learned form experience
Not a law that can be enforced

What is freewill without love?
But the cause of suffering

What is love without equality?
Other than discrimination

What does discrimination lead to?
Other than self-loathing

What is life without freewill?

Freewill being law
Does not excuse us
From the consequences of our actions

Compassion is creation's compass
Navigating the seas of karma
Leading us back to pure
Eternal consciousness

Love is the light of life's journey
The only means in leading ourselves towards salvation.
Gregory Allen Uhan

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We'Ve Come Not Far Enough...

Why are they judged?
A scale. Kinsey… 1-6.
A figure… No more, No less…
Is there so much difference?
Something to fix?

1 is the norm,
that's what is said,
But if it were to change…
Straight. Dead
What then?

An End.
Time to Bend.

Switch around,
would there be a choice?
Discrimination reversed, Old Normality.
A submissive voice.
Silenced. Tired.

The feelings, repressed and hidden,
yet never ruled to be forbidden.
Why then, do some enjoy,
Putting down those whose lives they destroy?

We've come so far…
Yet Laws are new… Rights are few...
Insults and critics should get their due.
Time for acceptance.
Discrimination? Adieu.

Yet will it be enough?
For history is known to repeat itself…

Unless we pay attention.
Strengthen our retention.
Feel not a sense of Dιjΰ vu.
ShadowStrikeRaven C.M.Angell

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Knowledge is power, know your history,
Study his story or her story.
Whichever you favour, to choose your reaction,
For illumination, learn about the history of your nation.
For history repeats itself,
So make a change, to help yourself.

Learn what made you, the person you are.
Know your roots, before planting your seed,
Don't let your mistakes, line your history.
Affirmative action will set you free, to ignore the bigotry.

The Afro-American struggle, has similarities with your own;
Surely you too, have been persecuted by someone.
Sure maybe on a different scale,
But still persecuted, like the feminist females.

Still, treated differently
Because of their thoughts of you.
Their opinion of how you look,
Or what they see you do.
Surely they've closed the door to you too?
And sent you away,
Before hearing your words?

Simply because of the way,
You are perceived to be.
It may have even lead you,
To question the person they see.
They judge you with their power,
Without even knowing you;
But even Einstein looked stupid,
With his mad scientist hairdo.

So follow what you believe, you can really do,
Don't quit because they say,
You can't do the things you wish to.
Prove them wrong, prove yourself right.
Never let them overcome your struggle,
Because nothing good comes easy,
There is always a price.
So is it worth the fight?

The hardest fight you'll have
Is with the demons inside you,
But when you've conquered your inner demons,
Nothing in this world will be able to stop you.

(C) 2013 Aa Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
AaI Harvey

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