Throw your septre into the mud, politicians. Throw your jewels into the river and you will see the glow of new colors among the glistening pebbles. Let the wind blow thru your empty palaces. Let the birds nest in your crown. What good is your wealth and power when it brings you no peace of mind and all your people struggle and starve?
This is what you must do. Go, sell your possessions and give your money to the poor, not the government dears, the poor, the suffering, the struggling.
If you would be perfect, if you would serve us, you must give up the wealth and power addiction, stop engaging in conspicuous consumption, stop being possessed by possessions and become one of the middle class.
“Involuntary poverty is the ugliest thing in the world. Voluntary poverty is the most beautiful thing in the world.” M. K. Gandhi
“Let your walking be your preaching.” Francis of Assisi
What difference does political party make? Who cares if you are a Wealth and Power addict, possessed by your possessions and engaged in conspicuous consumption ‘trickle down economy’ Republican or a Wealth and Power addict, possessed by your possessions and engaged in conspicuous consumption social safety net democrat where most the money for this net remains stuffed in your own pockets or the pockets of your relation. Does that sound familiar? How much money have you stuffed into your pockets and those of your family and friends by putting millions of dollars of government money in ‘contracts’ given to yourselves?
No, if you wish to represent anyone, you must engage in downward mobility. And all the vast sums of gold you waste advertising and getting elected must stop. Rather than spend it on politics, you can protect the suffering. You can turn one of your homes to a shelter for the homeless. You can take all those restaurants and businesses you own and turn them into food kitchens for those who haven’t enough to eat, medical facilities for the ill, clothing supply houses for those who can¹t afford them. You can pay for the food of all those who need it, the care for the chronically ill, provide practical skills so people can become self-sufficient and have the pride of standing independent and free from government intrusion. All of these things and more can be accomplished with all the money you hoard.
Politicians say they care about our needs.
And yet they just fight spreading bitterness and hate.
Politicians say they pass bills that set us free,
Yet politicians hoard and damn us all to a horrible fate.
Each day I see people in pain and misery
from the hungry and the homeless to people trying to make ends meet.
Yet Politicians walk on by their noses in the air
And don’t look at people and they never ever care.
All I can ask is what Jesus asked too.
Please Father forgive them, they know not what they do.
I challenge all of you elected or appointed government bureaucrats, actors who make vast sums of gold pretending to be someone else-all Wealth and Power Addicts who hoard gold and think that makes you better than the common citizen simply because your greed knows no bounds to change and change now.
I challenge you to practice downward mobility-sell everything you own, give it directly to the suffering and families struggling to support themselves who will never in their lifetimes experience even one of the lavish vacations you take so much pleasure in gloating about. Pay the bills of those in the hospitals, feed the poor, help the middle class and if you would be perfect, or even just a decent human being, you will become one of the middle class and stop the hypocrisy. The only true power that exists is that that is given away. And stop rewarding criminals and bullies.