We’re All Potential Refugees

Today it’s UKRAINE, tomorrow it might be where you are.



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Humans are inherently destructive. We’re always looking for a way to eliminate each other. Power-hungry leaders amongst us, deranged Imperialists, and expansionists use war to achieve their dark agendas. And since leaders that are unafraid to unleash terror on innocent humans still exist in our today’s polarized modern world, it’s possible that regardless of where you are, you could become a refugee or be counted among the dead as happened in Afghanistan, Libya, and currently, in UKRAINE.

War and pandemic have things in common

When the virus popped up, it spread from you’d ever know where to every part of the world. We locked our offices and remained in our homes. We tried to stockpile food and water the way some Ukrainians did initially before they started fleeing from the incessant shellings.

It’s not a free world anymore. It has never been a free world where you and I are guaranteed constant freedom. Unbeknownst to many of us, our freedom hung in a balance. It’s tied with a tiny string and hooked to a shaky pillar. And we never can tell when it gets taken away from us by the power wielders that deliberately keep our land shaky and our future unpredictable.

What we’ve become over the years is dictating how we live our lives in the present. It’s directing us into different destructive directions. We’ve become very polarized and impatient with one another. It is now difficult to love, tolerate and forgive one another. We’re now distanced from each other even though we have technology that connects us like never before.

Instigating Wars is One of The Ways We Dehumanize One Another.

War doesn’t just happen, people make it happen. People we trust and hope that they’ll make decisions that will favor everyone. While war is your loss, your tears, your blood, and your pain, it’s their gain. They don’t only cause war, they also use several means to prolong it.

Instigating war is one of the ways we abuse power and ride roughshod on innocent people that want to live and thrive in peace. Powerful politicians and their acolytes use war to extort the people. They use it to massage their ego and to flex the transient…