“Is it true?” Asked one of the Kogi-Wiwa children today. “Are they killing everyone?”
From 2017-2019 a group of Mamos did pagamento in Europe as preemptive action to prevent WW3. They were planning to do 4 pagamentos over 4 years, but due to the pandemic they couldn’t go to Europe in 2020.
There are several wars going on right now as most of us know. Wars are classified by numbers of deaths. major wars: 10,000+ deaths in current or past calendar year; simply “wars”: 1,000–9,999 deaths in current or past calendar year; Minor conflicts: 100–999 deaths in current or past calendar year and skirmishes and clashes: 10–99 deaths in current or past calendar year.
Over 2,000 civilians have died in the Ukraine in the last few weeks, but according to Wikipedia the war began in 2014 in Donbas and the cumulative death toll is 16, 917 and rising.
There are wars going on all over the planet. Some have been going on since 1946 and are still raging.
My dear friend James O’Dea spoke to resilience today. We mostly think of resiliency as strength, but it’s also empathy and compassion.
Let’s gather tonight to dissolve fear, despair, heartbreak and confusion and radiate courage, compassion, empathy and love.
You make a difference.