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Prose - So Many Questions
I'm not mad
Well... maybe I am
But you know
What can I do?
I'm just trying to think
What about you?
Do you know why you believe what you believe?
If you were born in Mississippi would you be a Muslim?
If you were born in Tehran would you be a Christian?
Do you believe we are the chosen people?
Do you believe God has a special place for America in heaven and none for Iran?
How sure are you about eternal truth?
Do you believe that something unprovable should be made into a law?
Is God something that only belongs in our hearts guiding our actions?
Do you believe God favors one man over another on the basis of a birth-right?
Should our laws be the consensus of man?
Should it be based upon translated ancient texts written by people who believed the earth to be flat?
Do you trust a man who operates with a "mandate from God?"
Do you know anything about the King David Hotel or Lord Moyne?
Do you know what happened in Iran in 1953?
Do you think Arabs are just wild people?
Do you think Arabs hate us because of our freedoms?
Do you think Jews only love money?
Do you think Jews control the media?
Do you believe male Muslims commit suicide because 72 virgins await them in heaven?
Why do female Muslims commit the same acts of terror?
Is this stuff that you, like me, have read in the paper?
Do you support a man because he believes homosexuality to be a sin?
Or that abortion is murder?
Do you support this same man who ignores the words of the man he professes to follow: Blessed are the peacemakers?
Do you believe it is just for a country to make a claim on land based on a book written long ago by the ancestors of that very same country?
Do Native Americans have the same right?
Do you believe someone who supports strong immigration control is a racist?
Do you believe manifest destiny to be a moral act that can never be unbound?
Do you believe Hiroshima and Nagasaki to be glorious moments in US history?
Do you believe that it was a tragedy?
Did you know that Eisenhower and MacArthur supposedly opposed this act?
Is our military history something a "Christian" nation should be proud of?
Do you believe Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11?
Do you know that your leaders wanted you to believe this?
Have you ever wondered "what have we become?"
Why is it so easy for people to justify killing to maintain access to oil?
Do you know that once war is declared men of power ignore the fact that innocent people will be killed?
Do you believe that saying "we don't target innocent people" to be evidence of moral superiority?
Do you believe that "bad things happen in war" to be a justification of the murder of innocent people?
Do you care that innocent people are murdered in Mexico so you can get high?
Do you think those innocent people are expendable because they are Mexicans?
Do you care that people are murdered to sell that gas to you?
Is it right that an American corporation would prioritize shareholder returns by revealing the identity of a man violating "unjust laws?"
Can a god-fearing person ignore the affects big money has on our souls?
Do you ignore the plank in your eye and only see the spec in the eyes of others?
Are you so weak that you cannot be happy for other people?
Are you a Machiavellian that justifies the death of innocents because we are all going to die anyway?
Why are you trying so hard to justify yourself?
It's not your fault that someone controlled your mind for eighteen years.
Are you aware that your mind is being controlled by the government and the media?
What do you think?
It's time to open your eyes
All you have to do is look for the truth
The journey begins today
Tell yourself that only truth matters and not what the answer actually is
Don't justify your current beliefs; challenge them
Don't be afraid to change
Change is a sign of growth
Why do we want to mature yet cling to thoughts and beliefs from the past?
Who are you trying to impress by clinging to everything you "know" today?
Me or some God?
I am irrelevant
God is everything
God knows what you believe and what you have done
I can't give you salvation
So why argue these things with me?
You may not even see me for the rest of your life
God will be with you for all of eternity
I can't save you
Yet you won't learn
Don't make me your God