IRA has disarmed. The people of Ireland have spoken.
An era has come to an end.
The time of diatribe and threat is over. Ireland is
part of a new Europe now and notions of 'them and
'us' are increasingly irrelevant, if not laughed at,
by the rest of the world.
Mr Paisley is a dinosaur now and it's high time he
was made a museum piece with the rest of his clan.
The children of Ireland neither need nor deserve his
ideas. His time is over. Gone and a new world where
nobody need die for their religion or nationality
is easily within reach. Mr Paisley will not change,
but he needs to be ignored. Needs to be before one
more life is lost on his altar of division and hypocrisy.
United Ireland? Maybe. Maybe not. Depends on how you
look at it.
But a murder free state? Who wouldn't sign up? Don't
let the dinosaurs have even one more laugh. Mr Paisley
and his ilk won't have the last. No way. No how. But
even one more is far, far, far, too many. The time
for divisive, archaic, politics is over and with it
the time of all those who would have us back in the
dark ages. We all have our history. We al have enough
reason, should we chose to gather from it. The point
is, it is a choice. The old way of choosing is past.
Let it die, please,before one more person does.
If you preach hatred you begat the acts that follow.
Down the pub or up on the pulpit, it's all the same.
Give a reason and there's some will take action, and
who then is to blame?
No more, Mr Paisley. Not a single soul. And Mr Adams,
you heed this too. And you, Mr 'Rider of the high
stool'; and Mr, or Mrs, 'I know what's right'. Quit
it. Stop. Finish. I am no more better than you than
you of me. But I know I want an end to war. Any war.
The only reason left now is in your memory. I have
respect for that, but I wouldn't write it in anybody's
blood, and I don't understand why you would choose
to. Not these days.
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