Masters Of War

Come you masters of war You that build all the guns You that build the death planes You that build all the bombs You that hide behind walls You that hide behind desks I just want you to know I can see through your masks. You that never done nothin' But build to destroy You play with my world Like it's your little toy You put a gun in my hand And you hide from my eyes And you turn and run farther When the fast bullets fly. Like Judas of old You lie and deceive A world war can be won You want me to believe But I see through your eyes And I see through your brain Like I see through the water That runs down my drain. You fasten all the triggers For the others to fire Then you set back and watch When the death count gets higher You hide in your mansion' As young people's blood Flows out of their bodies And is buried in the mud. You've thrown the worst fear That can ever be hurled Fear to bring children Into the world For threatening my baby Unborn and unnamed You ain't worth the blood That runs in your veins. How much do I know To talk out of turn You might say that I'm young You might say I'm unlearned But there's one thing I know Though I'm younger than you That even Jesus would never Forgive what you do. Let me ask you one question Is your money that good Will it buy you forgiveness Do you think that it could I think you will find When your death takes its toll All the money you made Will never buy back your soul. And I hope that you die And your death'll come soon I will follow your casket In the pale afternoon And I'll watch while you're lowered Down to your deathbed And I'll stand over your grave 'Til I'm sure that you're dead.------- Bob Dylan 1963

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Would Obama bomb Israel, if Palestinians were Christian ¿ ? ¿


2 comments:

TONY said...

The pogrom against Gaza has brought hourly insults to our intelligence by robotic lying from Israeli spokespersons. But it also comes with an assault on our concept of what it is to be human. I haven't been as angry at people since the neocon defenders of the rape of Iraq. To lack the basic empathy which prevents you from excuse-making for the murder of defenceless children. That's what we're talking about. The crux is that this is a prefiguration of the death of Israel in my opinion. A spiritual, if not a political death. The weakness of the dissent within Israel against what their government is doing is a sign of the fundamental weakness of a country. Nations die from the soul outwards.

Tao Dao Man said...

The persecuted have become the persecutors.
We ask the same questions after an Israeli attack.
Have they over reached this time?
Will the world finally MAKE Israel stop the madness?
Will they be held accountable for their crimes?
On and on.
Until the next time.
The West Bank and Lebanon are not far behind.