From a wider perspective, so much of what we do to each other, must have the rest of creation shaking their heads in disbelief.
How can anyone say that droplet is any more or less special than all the other billions and trillions of droplets you see in the ocean before you?
We are treating more patients than ever before…why?
Why are so many people ill?
“...how can you buy or sell the sky? We do not own the freshness of the air, or the sparkle on the water…how then can you buy them from us? Every part of the earth is sacred to my people, holy in their memory and experience. We know the white man does not understand our ways; he is a stranger who comes in the night and takes from the land whatever he needs. The earth is not his friend, but his enemy. And when he has conquered it, he moves on. He kidnaps the earth from his children. His appetite will devour the earth and leave behind a desert. If the beast were gone, we would die from a great loneliness of the spirit for whatever befalls the earth, befalls the children of the Earth”.It’s sobering to think that those words were spoken in 1854, and you look at what has happened since.