I spent an afternoon alone with my 4-year old. We went to a “Disney Family Day” at the Oakland museum. She made a clay tea-cup, had her face painted, watched a magic show and ate two ice-cream bars. She had a great time, and so did I.
-Israel continues its attacks on Palestine and Lebanon. Countless civilians have been and continue to be killed, and the infraestructure, as it is, of the two countries continues to be destroyed.
-Hamas & Hezbollah are fighting back, killing civilians as well.
-The war in Iraq continues, a suicide bomber killes 25 people in Baghdad.
It’s the end of the world as we know it. Only that it’s not. More like business as usual, as it has been for the whole history of humanity only with much more deadly weapons.
But the incongruenty of having fun while the world goes to hell is difficult to digest. And yet, I really don’t know what I can do.