“INQUIRE WITHIN”: Neither Politics nor More Violence on the Without Is the Solution to the Apparently Endless Cycle of Karma of Earth and Its People
Neither Politics nor More Violence on the Without Is the Solution to the Apparently Endless Cycle of Karma of Earth and Its People
Don’t believe me? … Ask Sisyphus (Dictionary.reference.com)
In Greek mythology, Sisyphus, a son of Aeolus and King of Corinth, noted for his trickery / Condemned for his misdeeds, to Hades, to eternally roll a boulder up a slope: Each time he approached the top, the boulder escaped his grasp and rolled to the bottom.
“A modern-day fable underscoring serious problems in today’s … society, which are in need of immediate attention, ‘The Polity of Beasts’ deserves a place in private and public library shelves, along with George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ — Midwest Book Review
“When the animals in a forest decide to set up a democratic government among themselves and elect a President, the candidates for the office turn out to be an idealistic eagle, a selfish skunk, a wily fox, and a very stupid ass — who, however, has behind him the advice of a savvy snake. But the animals fall victim to their
own ignorance, greed, and insecurities when they cast their votes for the candidate who best panders to their foolishly unreasonable desires. Once in power, the new leader and other members of government begin exploiting their constituents for the sake of personal aggrandizement. In time the leadership becomes so corrupt that the only way to maintain their extravagant lifestyles is to sell out the forest altogether by allowing it to be overrun by alien species — with disastrous consequences to all.”