Take Responsibility!

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This is one of those posts that I’m sure many will dislike. Still, I feel the need to shout it from the rooftop of my website. If some of you read it and hate it, that’s your prerogative. I have a feeling those that hate it will hate it because I’m touching on that truth nerve that none of us like to touch. It’s like an exposed nerve on your broken tooth. It’s like being hit in the elbow. It’s like someone pulling the hair on the nape of your neck. It’s the truth!

Know what’s strange about the truth? It never dies. It can be starved for air. It can be hidden beneath lies and greed and ego, but it lives. It’s that part of you that hurts even when your wallet is as full as your tummy. Why do we have such a hard time acknowledging it? You can feel the truth. Can you not? When someone is pleading with you to buy their book, help them in their time of need or sharing their darkest secret, you can feel it. Now I’ll admit. Some of our world sisters and brothers are much better at hiding their truths. These people are usually actors or politicians and even misunderstood authors. But they slip up. Their lies catch up to them. The first time we notice this, we think, “that can’t be, she’s so nice” or “he’s a good church going man”. Well people, in the words of Henry David Thoreau, “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

 

So what do you see right now in your life? Let me share with you and tell you what I see. I see a man who is on Facebook all the time helping people learn more about the JFK Assassination. He may be brusque to some. He may be gruff to others. But I see a kind man who is the first to offer a compliment and the first to set wrong people straight. And you know what? He’s about to lose his home. He will have no place to eat. NO place to sleep. NO place to bathe. He will have his car. I put up a “Youcare” campaign for people who are supposedly my friends and his to help him out. He won’t ask for it. He’s embarrassed. I have messaged many of my “friends” to share his plight and TWO people have responded. FREAKING TWO PEOPLE! One lives in another country.

Here’s the deal. I know many of us need money. I know many of us are burdened with problems that are often times unbearable. Each day some of us have to force ourselves out of bed to face the day. I know some of us are sick. I know some of us are on fixed incomes. I know all those things. Well if you cannot help monetarily, why not help with a kind word? Why not pray? If you don’t believe in a higher being, then send positive energy his way? What happened to helping our fellow brothers and sisters? JFK believed in it. You so called believers in JFK will believe LHO was in the doorway, was innocent, that Mark Lane, Jim Fetzer, and Harold Weisberg are gods, that every film and picture is altered, that the Warren Commission told the truth, that we are not lied to by our government and that everyone should fend for themselves and LHO had affairs with women in Mexico, Russia, Louisiana and the Grassy Knoll. But you can’t do one kind thing for a fellow believer?

Take responsibility for your actions. If you see a lie and you know its a lie and you let it go on, then you’re a liar too. If you see someone in need and you can help and you don’t, then you’ve got bigger problems than I do. If you spend your days on social networks speaking of God, Allah, Mohammed, Buddha and Tom Cruise but not practicing what they teach you, then God help you. I don’t care if this makes you mad and you don’t buy my book. I don’t care if you hate me after this and call me every name you can think of. I don’t care if you elect Gary Mack for president. But what I do CARE about is that this group of people, this group of truth-seekers that I have always believed in, start putting your actions where your words are. Quit talking about finding the truth and then stepping on another’s head just to feel bigger. Start questioning your so called friends about their real beliefs. Practice acceptance. Practice humanity. Practice civility….but most of all take responsibility for your actions. It’s not the government’s place to do it. It’s not the police department’s job to do it. You know why assassinations, ISIS, events like the one in Ferguson, spousal abuse and glorification of actors/politicians/musicians happen? Because we have given them our responsibility. We don’t stand up for ourselves or other people or the truth anymore. We’re too busy with our own lives to share with others. What the hell is the matter with us?

I for one choose to do the right thing. It sometimes hurts financially. Sometimes it hurts emotionally. It even has hurt physically. I will not blame MY ACTIONS on another. I will be an adult. We will never find the truth without working together. Start now. Help a fellow researcher. Go here, http://www.youcaring.com/help-a-neighbor/jfk-research-community-cares-for-our-own/234650 even if it’s only a dollar. Then get down on your knees and pray to God, Allah, Mohammad, Oprah, Buddha or your glorified self that you have a place to sleep tonight. Put yourself in another’s position. Do the right thing. Pay it forward. Take responsibility!

1 Response

  1. Briankelshaw
    Well said. The truth hurts, but no gain without pain!

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