The Science of Journalism
If I Had My Way
To: Bernie Sanders - Info@BernieSanders.com
From: Doug Skoglund - email@example.com
Date: 03 Jul 2015 08:00 am CDT
Subject: 2015019 - I am a Person, an Individual...
The Declaration of Independence uses the phrase, "all Men are created equal..." The Constitution of the United States uses the phrase, "We the People of the United States..." and the phrase, "No person shall be held..." And Abraham Lincoln, in his Gettysburg Address used the phrase, "of the people, by the people, and for the people..."
I would suggest that the term "Men" was a mistake -- and indicative that those old documents need some revision since "Men" is a sexual term. Yet "People" doesn't seem to fit, so how about "Persons," or "Individuals"?
The point being that the government must treat all persons as equals, while persons must treat other persons as individuals. That's what a Democracy is all about.
I make that point since we have a number of problems in the world, because a large number of persons refuse to conduct themselves accordantly. Obviously, some of those persons live in non-democratic governments -- so let's get back to the good old US of A.
Bernie Sanders, the so-called "Socialist," has gotten a great start in his campaign to be President, and is moving into a more organized mode.
We made a bit of history last night in Madison, Wisconsin.
I answered Bernie's request to "add my name" -- however, I fear for Bernie's campaign. He doesn't need "hosting or attending" -- he needs good, old fashioned conversation between individuals (or persons) capable of voting. And, he certainly does not need any kind of "grassroots movement" of the type described. He needs persons willing to participate in an educational program aimed at deciding which candidates deserve each person's vote in the 2016 Presidential Election. There is a whole lot of difference -- we are now living in the 21st century -- we have communication capability never known before. Those greedy people Bernie refers to would just as soon the rest of the world remain ignorant.
And that is why I repeat,
"I am a Person, an Individual -- Please treat me as such!!"
May we communicate, Bernie??
To be continued (of course)
Doug Skoglund firstname.lastname@example.org
I don't provide for comments since that is a system designed to control the communication process -- I do provide an e-mail address!! (Please put a [MYWAY] in your title to get my attention).
BTW, I am working on a replacement system for individuals -- and I sure could use some help. Please see http://pdmsb.com, a work-in-process.
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