While politicians sit in their playpens, wringing their hands because their political ideologies are not working, a cancer is spreading among us. This pestiferous cluster of cells is eating away at the human race, and politicians are helpless. They can’t help us.
The atrocities keep increasing, and the platitudes spoken by elected officials are no longer sufficient. They can't help us.
WE must face the fact that education is limited when it comes to dealing with situations that demand ingenuity and outside of the box thinking. The theoretical cookbooks of elite universities with their equations and theoretical solutions are useless. They can't help us.
So what do we do now?
Every morning a new trauma presents itself, and we watch death rob us of our young and our old as leaders debate and try to explain why it happened. But they can’t help us!
“What are you going to do, Prophet?” The Child asked.
“Why not? Don't you feel the pain, the sorrow? Don’t you see the desperation on people's faces? Don't you hear the wailing?”
“Then, what are you going to do about it, Prophet?”
“Nothing. Did I hear you say nothing, Prophet?
“Why not?” The Child screamed.
“They haven't asked me.”