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Happy New Year!

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

By Mr. Fish

SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM TRUTHDIG

Thanks to all our readers and contributors for a wonderful year!



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By rowdy, January 1, 2008 at 10:12 pm Link to this comment

considering the cynicism of mr. fish, this one is borderline sappy.

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By Bubba, January 1, 2008 at 5:35 pm Link to this comment

Very nice animation.  Thank you.

And season’s greetings to all at Truthdig.

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By Dr. Knowitall, PhD, PhD, January 1, 2008 at 4:28 pm Link to this comment

I think one of the problems attaining world peace is that people really don’t understand—though they may intuit—the concept of “putting themselves in tune with the universe.

What people understand is poverty, hunger, oppresion, war, genocide, tyranny, greed, etc.

After these are eradicated from humanity—and I’m not holding my breath—then people may be able to understand being “in tune with the universe.”

One of the biggest deterrents to world peace, in my opinion, is that the wrong people are leaders and lawmakers, and that’s just about universal.  What that may or may not have to do with coming into tune with the universe, I’m not sure, and I’m a musician. I still have not figured out “the music of the spheres.”

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By Douglas Chalmers, January 1, 2008 at 1:54 pm Link to this comment

Peace on earth

By C Quil, January 1: “Peace to you too, Mr. Fish, and all the Truthdiggers….. Continual war obviously isn’t working… Let’s try something else…”

The Art of Peace does not rely on weapons or brute force to succeed; instead we put ourselves in tune with the universe, maintain peace in our own realms, nurture life, and prevent death and destruction. The true meaning of the term samurai is one who serves and adheres to the power of love… http://www-cse.ucsd.edu/users/paloma/Aikido/artpeace.html

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By C Quil, January 1, 2008 at 1:31 pm Link to this comment

Peace to you too, Mr. Fish, and all the Truthdiggers.

Continual war obviously isn’t working - unless you’re an arms salesman.

Let’s try something else.

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By Dr. Knowitall, PhD, PhD, January 1, 2008 at 1:30 pm Link to this comment

All my life, and that’s a lot of new years, people have been wishing one another “peace and prosperity in the new year.”

Yet this country gets increasingly polarized and alienated, is involved in more and ongoing atrocities, more and more neglects its poor and needy and becomes more violent. 

I’m delighted people keep the tradition alive, for if they didn’t, things might get bad.

George W, if you or your spies are reading this, Happy New Year!!

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By hazmaq, January 1, 2008 at 11:29 am Link to this comment
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I offer all my colleagues throughout the blogosphere this jewel of a clip honoring some of our lost great ones -while at the same time imparting a somber note to Hillary Clinton.  Who, the Des Moines Register has just declared, IS NOW 7 POINTS BEHIND BARACK OBAMA!!

http://araclip.net/james+brown+amp-cLiPJ27R5P-9SAU.html

And I FEEL GOOD CAUSE PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG -and he’s kicking ass with it!

Happy New Year everyone!

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By Leefeller, January 1, 2008 at 10:11 am Link to this comment

Yes, peace would be a beautiful New Years gift, 

Beauty of life and nature
peace should be a choice
to make peace without words

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By Expat, January 1, 2008 at 3:35 am Link to this comment

Truth being ever elusive,
May the New Year and after,
bring us wisdom and laughter.

Peace Always

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By Douglas Chalmers, December 31, 2007 at 11:52 pm Link to this comment

Put some color into 2008!!!

For those with snow, you have been wished a white Christmas - and more snow for the New Year, uhh.

Here is your colorful Grameen card - Happy NY!

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By GrammaConcept, December 31, 2007 at 11:05 pm Link to this comment

I Love This.
Thank You Mr.Fish.
If I could do a cartoon, it would be this one.
Warm Huggies,
GrammaConcept

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By Outraged, December 31, 2007 at 10:44 pm Link to this comment

To Everyone:

Have a good one…..Enjoy…..and with any luck we’ll all wake up and still be here tomorrow .....wait a minute, is this a good thing or a bad thing…...

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