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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: May 13, 2020      Views: 91

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A short free verse
"Dogs of war" by CD Richards
Generations of stupid men,
infecting children
with plagues of
intolerance and hatred.
The dogs of war
are barking mad.


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From time immemorial, rabid extremism has been the bane of human existence. This century seems to see extremists coming out of the woodwork everywhere. Whether they are Muslims, Jews, Christians or atheists, right or left wing ideologues, those who feel their way is the only way, and it must prevail at the point of a sword or the barrel of a gun, need to be swiftly dealt with when they cross the line into hate speech and incitement. Ignoring them won't make them go away.

"Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
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