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The Most Dangerous Country

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The most dangerous country in the world
Has no clue that it gives people nightmares.
It doesn't know that its shadow is radioactive.
It doesn't know why it wakes in a cold sweat
In a fetal position, gasping,
With all the blankets lying on the floor.
It cries out before it wakes up
And shuffles to the kitchen for a snack.
The most dangerous country in the world
Sells its young blood cheap.
The most dangerous country in the world
Points a gun at the mirror and says "bang, you're dead."
The most dangerous country in the world
Claims to be protecting its own
But it can't trust anyone anymore;
There is no one left to protect,
So it protects its image, its wealth,
Its diminishing intellectual property.
It sells weapons to make a buck.
It thinks that making war is good for business.
It doesn't believe in itself anymore,
It only believes in its right to continue.
The most dangerous country in the world
Has taught the rest of the world how to survive
By modeling unsustainable excess on every level.
The rest of the world is waiting, studying
The extinction of the most dangerous country.
It is like watching the last tyrannosaurus,
Raging at the sky,
Its tiny clawed arms flailing.

 

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The most dangerous country in the world believes the natural resources of another country actually belongs to it. Greed has blinded this dangerous country. Greed and the misconception that all it has spent on its military makes it indestructible. It makes little difference that Trillions of those dollars spent are unaccounted for, hence no bombs, planes, tanks, etc. to show for it.

The most dangerous country also ranks as the stupidest as it fails to see the rest of the world is weaning off of internal combustion engine vehicles, favoring electric, thus the quest for oil last only another decade, but at the rate this country is going it doesn't matter as other countries will soon ban together, thus making this country, nay, the entire Globe, a mere wasteland.

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I see it differently. I will cite the first two lines as representative of the entire poem.

The most dangerous country in the world

Has no clue that it gives people nightmares

I believe that most of the most dangerous country does indeed have no clue of the nightmares it imposes on much of the world. But, those in control that pull the strings and those in control that push the buttons; those that have made this country the most dangerous country in the world; those that work their evil from the secret shadows out of sight from the rest of us; 'they' know well what they do; 'they' know the power of the nightmares we spread far and wide. And, 'they' do it by design. I believe their scheme is to control all of the elements giving 'them,' total control. Giving them total control to impose a New World Order.

The words of George H. W. Bush,

"We have before us the opportunity to forge for ourselves and for future generations a new world order -- a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations. When we are successful -- and we will be -- we have a real chance at this new world order, an order in which a credible United Nations can use its peacekeeping role to fulfill the promise and vision of the U.N.'s founders."

I believe these lines were meant to deceive:

" ...a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations" and "... an order in which a credible United Nations can use its peacekeeping role..."

The "rule of law" in the New World Order will be imposed by a One-World Government. Keeping the peace under the One-World Government will not be hard. A One-World Government will be in effect a world of only one nation. The "peacekeeping role" will only be to keep the one nation from warring with itself. That, should be pretty easy.

With 8 Billion people on this planet, how will it be possible to have an orderly world with just a One-World Government? It won't have to be possible. They will reduce the population by about 95%, down to about 500 Million.

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