Monday, May 2, 2011

You May Say I'm a Dreamer, But I'm Not the Only One

I'm not one to post about heavy hitting news, especially anything involving politics, but I feel as though I need to get this off of my chest.

Last night, I heard news that Osama Bin Laden had not only been found, but killed. I immediately became uneasy. I honestly didn't know what to think. This is huge news. I understand that he killed thousands of people in my country, but I don't know if I should feel happy to learn about his death.

Do I stand behind my own country, cheering on and supporting the people that have captured our number one most wanted enemy? Or do I remain active in my peaceful nature and feel disgusted by those people that are celebrating a death?

I went to bed last night feeling unsettled. All I could think about was that somewhere, followers of Bin Laden are already making plans to not only avenge his death, but harm the people of America in the process. I don't feel any safer. I feel scared. Of course I feel more than honored for the people that risk their lives for our safety, but I'm not sure that we as Americans have considered the repercussions for what has happened.

I can't bring myself to watch the news. Say what you'd like about that, but I think I'd rather live in my own peaceful little bubble where I imagine and pray that the world can live as one.

I'm sorry if this is all just babble to you. I'm not sure exactly how I feel, nevermind explain it. Maybe this song can better say what I'm trying to.

2 comments:

Eva'sWorld said...

I totally understand what you've just said and i'm quite relieved i'm not the only one <3. Its really difficult because i know that he did awful things but i still have this nagging doubt that killing someone is never the best option. I'm glad i'm not the only one xx

Aimee said...

I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one!

x

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