Words are our sentence.
Words have power.
Hate is a four letter word.
Love is a four letter word.
Words can tame a crowd
Words can arouse a mob.
Bang the drums for division.
Bang the drums for equality.
Awaken the beasts of apocalypse.
Unleash the muses of love.
Poised on the see-saw of possibility
Words are the ballast in the scales of justice.
Opher – 18.10.2023
I was watching the way Trump uses his words to create division, to fire up hatred and flame up his supporters into a baying mob.
I watched the way he spent a week carefully inflaming his base with a series of lies, conspiracy theories and hate before unleashing them on the Capitol to carry out his will. He used them like pawns.
I watch the way he uses words to create fear, hate and violence.
The power of words in the hands of a tyrant.
Words are worse than bullets.
Words are the basis of war.