Chapter 18. What's on the news...
So, what's on the news today? 'Lebanon mourns murdered minister Pierre Gemayel...' The news makes me thinking. But the thinking is apart from the question why the Middle East has been remaining the hottest place on the planet for decades. The thinking is about a person and a history. I've noticed he was only 34, even younger than me. What has he done? For his country, for the world? On the one hand he was a son of the former president and as for our country it's enough reason to become a minister. On the other hand, people who do nothing peculiar are hardly assassinated. Was he happy with what he had done?
Apparently all the people in the world could be devided on those who actively stretch the life and those who are passively carried by the stream. ( I hope Tricia will give me the correct pattern for this thought ;) ) I wonder what is the ratio of those two groups. Which do you think you belong to? I hope I'm in the first. :) Would it be good if there is only one group? Which one?
How do you feel your role in the history? I now tell you what I think on these questions. I believe there must not be one type of people. Our power is in our diversity. If there is only people of the first type they will tear the world apart soon. If all the humans are from the second group there is no progress, and we would be hanging on trees yet. In the same time, choosing my way I bear in my ming the track of the whole humankind. In particular, when I chose my speciality I thougth (and I still think the same at the moment) that computers is the best way to humankind's prosperity. And there is one more question I'm especially interested in. If the belonging to the certain group caused by man's nature or it must be brought up while childhood? Could it change with ages? As soon as I'm a father of two growing up boys and I feel a responsibility for them I wish I knew the answers.
In the end of today's blog I'd like to get back to podcasts for the sake of people like Namba from Germany who don't know about podcasts but would like to endevour to use it in learning English. I think it will be OK if I just give a link to the page where you can get all the information. Here is it:
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