The new face of America, launched today on the White House website, is brilliant TV with a great script. President Obama started by giving everybody a well deserved 'tough love' thrashing in his inauguration speech today [full text and video]. Quoting from the bible he said "the time has come to set aside childish things". Never has that been more true. This new series could be good.
Can this viciously violent world grow up and stop fighting in our play pens? Can we end the dominance of adult brats at all levels in society who are spoilt, spiteful and selfish, many of them psychopathic and needing therapy? Yes we can [of course], but perhaps we should stop waving flags, it only encourages them. The heart of the problems facing humanity are psychological.
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