...just now two people from Germany asked me the way to Parliament Hill - they were as far from it as one can get while on the heath...time to walk on...
i bought 10 items of food at a silent supermarket, like a cave, which i felt could be anywhere on earth...and as i type this on a desktop computer i am listening to news of the warming of the earth and of thwarted attacks by terrorists and further reactions, worldwide, to disturbing caricatures of Muhammad the prophet...
the world is becoming a unity*, is it not, though in ways more negative than some of us might wish...
Before the cartoon crisis i was largely unaware of, and indifferent to, Muhammad the prophet and the Islamic religion - but now i am more curious about them.
For the first time i can perceive this belief (and perhaps others) as a real thing... So to me the world now seems more unified and more intelligent than it was.
Perhaps these disturbances (and the worldwide discussions of them) are bringing us all to our senses and enabling us to respect each others' beliefs, religious or not?... Is this 'the self-education of the world'?
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