03 October 2008

5 years ago, 5 years from now

what was impossible to even imagine 5 years ago is currently moving from the realm of possibility into probability. 5 years ago the US initiated a war, deposing a savage dictator with the last name "Hussein". 5 years later the US is in the process of electing as it's President, a black man with the middle name "Hussein".

perhaps the only "can do" spirit lacking in americans is that of imagination? the simple function of 'thinking before acting' instead of 'acting before thinking' allows time for imagination.

and what could be possible in but another 5 short years?
a viable cost-effective alternative energy?
a nuclear-free middle east?
us troops stationed in less than 100 countries?
a balanced-budget?

the list could be endless. imagine.