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Why when so many of us are approaching burn out and despair? Maybe you folks are made of sterner stuff, but we who have been oppossing without success the lies and crimes of the US government have gotten nowhere, and damnit it all, we need inspiration. But if that's not the case on your side of the Atlantic (please provide evidence or at least indicators, then I'll be glad to shut up on this. BTW why has this list abandoned Galloway? And Ritter? sorry for the anger, but it's been almost 14 years and the new article in the Lancet puts the surplus death toll at a min. of 400,000 up to 1998 -- 5 years ago. What have we accomplished, how can we face their parents or our kids. I have great respect for Voices both in Chicago and in the UK, but "let's keep it on target only" is discordant with my training in psychology and the human factors of changing attitudes and behaviors. Maybe you have info I don't. I've certainly learned that my biggest folly is believeing its enough to lay out the truth and people including the throughly corrupted leglislators will act on the truth. Hell, as the fellow in Iceland puts it: they are killers in stripped suits. best, tom Voices UK wrote: > Dear List Members, > > Could I reiterate my request that List members not post irrelevant, non-Iraq > related posts to this List. John-Peter: if you want to send a message of > this nature to Andreas, please do so by e-mailing Andreas rather than the > whole list. I have enough e-mails to delete as it is (as I'm sure do many > others on this List). > > Best wishes, > > Gabriel > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "John-Peter Hopperger" <email@example.com> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Saturday, July 19, 2003 8:56 PM > Subject: [casi] Andreas: Zarathustra's Prayer Call > > > Andreas, > > > > Here is my attempt at your beautiful selection > > from the Avesta. > > > > Best regards, > > JPH > > > > > > "Even the wisest among us > > must not be judge." > > > > "He lives his life, > > the others theirs. > > GOD only knows the end." > > > > ... > > > > "I simply know that by doctrines > > something gets crushed within my heart, > > that yearning for the good is slowly smothered, > > and that I'm made to cry for liberation." > > > > "Him thus, I call false teacher: > > who soils what is the innermost, > > who desecrates my earth for me, > > and bars my gaze up to the sky, > > who only makes the clever slyer, > > imparts no more than earthly gain, > > beats down the one reaching beyond." > > > > ... > > > > "Yes, they live well, but off the want of others, > > whom they defraud out of their pay, > > and by example they tempt new ones > > forever with their own corrupted ways." > > > > ... > > > > "Leaving them be, just what they are, > > will be penance enough for them. > > But to make sure they can't grasp farther, > > discern with me the end to which such doing leads, > > and have this understanding keep you whole." > > > > "Set free for us, once more, this earth, > > now she is but a sacrifice for those gone mad. > > Ideologues and victimizers reign in life, > > but, siding with that life, we will prevail." > > > > "Because our life is more than food and drink: > > Justice it is, > > and all pervades heaven and earth." > > > > ... > > > > "You, Oh GOD, doest know: > > that I pray thus > > only because I love mankind." > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. > > To unsubscribe, visit > http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss > > To contact the list manager, email email@example.com > > All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. > To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss > To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org > All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk