WHAT WILL YOU DO TO GET YOUR WAY? Topic #260: Is all fair in love and war?This is one of those sayings people say when things go wrong, but has never made any sense to me. Does it make sense to you? Why or why not?
At the tender age of thirteen, my BGF set her eyes on a hot young man she knew I craved. When I complained, she said, “All’s fair in love and war.” She stayed my BGF, still is; the boy was hers for a while, never mine. I learned a major life lesson.
Whether it makes sense or doesn’t seem right, the fact remains the person with the stronger passion will beat out a person with lesser passion or the stronger conscience. Thinking otherwise is delusional, particularly true when dealing with a bully or fighting a war. We the tender-hearted and fair-minded people in particular need to keep that sad fact of our species in mind as in order to preserve life and create peace.
Some use children as shields; some set out to bomb purposively bomb the innocent; many lie, steal, cover-up and claim victimhood to get their way. The world today risks loss of freedom and justice for all because we the people want to believe the bullies of the world aren’t so bad. We need to think again.
STAYING STRONG TIP: Check reality. Don’t believe because you are fair and kind, others are. Share, care–but always protect yourself, so you can stay strong.
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