Late last spring, I read a new book by Nick Turse called “Kill Anything That Moves.” I recall the moment I finished it. I closed the cover and laid it on the table and wept some while in silence.
This is the lesson that must be learned. Spiritually speaking, there is no other lesson to learn. It is the one commandment. God comes to nothing.
Meditate with me on this promise, this hope, this possibility: Food for all. When there is food for all, then there will be no more war, no more greed, no more racism, no more mean streets, no more mass incarceration, no more border police, no more deportation, no more joblessness, no more fracking the foundations of the earth, no more lousy education, no more lousy housing, no more . . .