The Fight For Hearts and Souls part II

Last Updated: February 10, 2014By

Is this a familiar story?


  1. Smiling Carcass February 10, 2014 at 2:30 am - Reply

    Thanks for the reblog.

  2. Dominique Payne February 10, 2014 at 8:35 am - Reply

    Sadly yes, it IS a familiar story. I had a similar conversation last week with a middle-aged lady… she was sure everything was the fault of “all those foreigners coming over here getting free houses/benefits and then stealing all the jobs.
    I tried to give reasonable responses, but her eyes seemed to glaze over and then she parroted the same stuff as before. Such a shame… it’s no fun trying to converse with the brainwashed. :/

    • Smiling Carcass February 11, 2014 at 9:14 am - Reply

      I agree, Dominique but if 99 people ‘glaze over’ and repeat their bigotry, but just one shows at least some interest, even if they do not agree with me, if I can inspire one person just to THINK then it’s worth it.

      As Kris Kristofferson said in the song ‘To Beat the Devil’

      “And you still can hear me singin’ to the people who don’t listen,
      To the things that I am sayin’, prayin’ someone’s gonna hear.
      And I guess I’ll die explaining how the things that they complain about,
      Are things they could be changin’, hopin’ someone’s gonna care.”

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  4. susanmariaking February 10, 2014 at 11:50 am - Reply

    I never buy the sun newspaper,because of what they did to Millie Dowlers Family when she was murdered. It was disgraceful !

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