Fearless journalists of the world unite – we need you! The environment needs you. At this time in history, humanity has a choice. To continue to destroy the planet, or to see if we can try to recreate paradise right here on earth.
And it all starts right now, with this light rail project.
We have a choice, right now, to continue to destroy our city for a light rail that is slower, less frequent, less capacity and more dangerous than our existing buses, or we can choose to stop the project, and build a faster, more frequent, higher capacity and safer Eastern Suburbs Railway – a project that is already designed and ready to go.
The choice is ours. I know which one I vote for. Which one do you want?
Please read Elizabeth Farrelly’s brilliant article that encapsulates the whole situation eloquently and helps shine the light on the society that we have been come. We have a choice Sydney. Right now. Today.
Elizabeth Farrelly and James Mathison are unafraid to come out and be counted. Why have we all suddenly become afraid? Because the police attack our women? They didn’t attack me or any men, just a young mother of two, just another mother of one who just wanted to sit with the trees. United we stand. Divided we fall.
Finally, a call to all the religious men and women that govern our country, please talk to and listen to the words of your religious leaders. I will pray today that we can begin to recreate paradise, right here on earth, today.
World Peace Day – 1/1/1990 – POPE JOHN PAUL II
“In our day, there is a growing awareness that world peace is threatened not only by the arms race, regional conflicts and continued injustices among peoples and nations, but also by a lack of due respect for nature, by the plundering of natural resources and by a progressive decline of the quality of life. The sense of precariousness and insecurity that such a situation engenders is a seedbed for collective selfishness, disregard for others and dishonesty.”
World Peace Day – 1/1/2010 – POPE BENEDICT
IF YOU WANT TO CULTIVATE PEACE, PROTECT CREATION
“Yet no less troubling are the threats arising from the neglect – if not downright misuse – of the earth and the natural goods that God has given us. For this reason, it is imperative that mankind renew and strengthen “that covenant between human beings and the environment, which should mirror the creative love of God, from whom we come and towards whom we are journeying”
World Peace Day – 1/1/2014 – POPE FRANCIS
“Globalization, as Benedict XVI pointed out, makes us neighbours, but does not make us brothers. The many situations of inequality, poverty and injustice, are signs not only of a profound lack of fraternity, but also of the absence of a culture of solidarity. New ideologies, characterized by rampant individualism, egocentrism and materialistic consumerism, weaken social bonds, fuelling that “throw away” mentality which leads to contempt for, and the abandonment of, the weakest and those considered “useless”.
World Peace Day – 1/1/2016 – POPE FRANCIS on the Par
“Here I would mention the efforts to bring world leaders together at COP21 in the search for new ways to confront climate change and to protect the earth, our common home. We can also think of two earlier global events: the Addis Ababa Summit for funding sustainable development worldwide and the adoption of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”