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be the change…

it’s pretty comfortable to go about life like the masses… eyes closed and do what you are supposed to do…

it’s a bit different when you break down the things we consider “normal” or “standard”… it is difficult to realize that we do many things because we think it is what we are supposed to do…

the example that bothers me the most is marriage…

i understand that people with religious beliefs confirm their love in the presence of others and higher ups, but what about people that do not? they still get married without a thought or question about it…

have you ever really thought about why people get married? do you know or realize where marriage comes from? why does this bond have to be confirmed by anyone? can you not just love someone and be loyal without any paperwork or signatures? why not? please prove me wrong… we know marriage is not forever from statistics… we know divorce ruins peoples’ lives… why do we do it?

there are many other examples of this “ritual” in the US… they all need to be exploited and explained…

it is up to us to be the change in society… we have the power to come together and be better… be conscious of what you are doing and why… don’t just do something because it is what you have been told is right…

peace and noLove

2 Comments to be the change…

  1. Grant's Gravatar Grant
    04/19/2010 at 12:30 pm | Permalink

    By age 30, three-quarters of women in the U.S. have been married and about half have cohabited outside of marriage, according to a comprehensive new report on cohabitation, marriage, divorce, and remarriage released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Among the findings in the report: unmarried cohabitations overall are less stable than marriages. The probability of a first marriage ending in separation or divorce within 5 years is 20 percent, but the probability of a premarital cohabitation breaking up within 5 years is 49 percent. After 10 years, the probability of a first marriage ending is 33 percent, compared with 62 percent for cohabitations. I think its funny that you can find all these marriage stats on the CDC site. I guess ONE of the keys to marriage is not to live with the ball and chain before getting married. Personally I believe marriage is not the only outlet for two people who love each other. A cheater will cheat even with a marriage certificate and staying in a bad marriage for any reason is a slow death. I don’t believe there is any inherent evil in marriage but not thinking for oneself before making such an important commitment is imbecilic. noLove for your crew! Much love for the ladies!

  2. mrasmussen11's Gravatar mrasmussen11
    04/19/2010 at 7:27 am | Permalink

    Sik post. There are so many aspects of everyday life with the institution of marriage already built into them (taxes, insurance, loans, schools, even gym memberships). Is this right? Probably not. I think at the end of the day, “marriage” still represents a profound expression of love. Something that you can’t replicate. A unique leap of faith. When a marriage fails, it is tragic, but when one succeeds it is beautiful. Basically, the rewards of a happy marriage outweigh the risk of divorce. Anyway, on to WAY more important topics. The next road trip needs to be Chicago. And not some half-assed trip where you are in town for 4 hours and then bounce to a riverboat in Gary. I’m talking late-night sessions at the Picasso. The Fix ledges. Everyone iced-out in noLove gear. Do it.

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