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LOOKING FOR ANSWERS: To overcome violence, division

| March 15, 2023 1:00 AM

Why hasn’t humanity changed from the vicious tribalism described in the Bible? What will change those like Hitler, Putin, Mussolini, Stalin, and the white supremacists who proudly display “We do not compromise?”

We need a belief in true equality, humor, thinking based on true facts, empathy and, like the librarian at the Coeur d’Alene library said, “Why should these few (loud and armed) citizens determine what our children read? Why not the elected board or the parents?” Think: Why should we let a few uncontrolled citizens replace the elected or natural authority?

Why have violence, divisiveness and murders increased? What can we do to bring about change? On this anniversary of the war in Ukraine which will hopefully come to a quick end, we must put our heads together and figure this out.

Do you have an idea?

ELLEN LARSEN

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