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Praying doesn’t change anything!

I posted several blogs and reblogged in the aftermath of Sandy Hook. Got into angry rants with pro gun people.
I am so shocked by the news that a 9 year old girl killed her gun instructor with a sub machine gun, I am despairing that we will ever live in a sane world.
The world is becoming more and more insane. I could write about Gaza, about Rotherham, about children in UK waiting to go back to school so they can have a hot meal each day. But today I’ll just stick with this for now.
Little girls of 9 should be playing with the friends, not guns.
Little girls and boys of 9 should be playing in the sunshine, skimming stones in the water and riding bicycles. Little children aged 9 should be eating the odd Kinder Egg……oh, hold on. Kinder Eggs are outlawed in the US.
http://chimpy6.tumblr.com/post/4855568292/kinder-eggs-have-been-related-to-7-death-in-20

Too angry to say more right now.
There is no balance, bring back balance.

musings from outside the asylum

Praying is not addressing the issue! Praying is not addressing the issue!

Facebook is over run with candles and people calling us to pray for the children and adults who lost their lives yesterday in Connecticut, and for the families who survive.  I have yet to see what changes, improvements, lives have been saved with all those prayers.  Praying is a way some people cope with their complete and utter impotence when faced with this violent and senseless act of murder.  Praying is not action, it’s comfort to the prayer.  Why does the prayer need to comfort themselves?

Get off your knees and act.  

Obama calls for “meaningful” action.

If you live in this country that is still stuck in the 17th century, do something today to bring yourselves into the 21st century.

“New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, also called for action.

“We have heard all the rhetoric before,” he said.

“What we have not seen is…

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About kathythesane

Lived in Kent, then Devon, now France. Trained as a Mental Health Nurse in Canterbury, then at Training South East (Sandhurst) in Transactional Analysis with Alice Stephenson (dec'd) , Suzanne Boyd and Mellie Lewin. Managed a Private Psychiatric Nursing Home for very mentally ill patients in Devon for 3 year before retiring to France in 2006.

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