Fluctuat Nec Mergitur

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.

Yehuda Berg

Use words, not weapons.

I was in that deadly metro some minutes before the terrorist attack happened and I am grateful forever to still be here to tell you that. Sometimes in life things are a matter of seconds or minutes, luck I guess. This time it was not my time but let’s remember those that were not as lucky as me… Nothing more to add to respond to these acts of terror, just sadness and concern about where humanity is headed and how some of us can cross the frontier of sanity. Thankfully we are united in sadness like in happiness… Fluctuat nec mergitur, or the boat will not sink…

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