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Date Posted: 20:15:11 10/09/02 Wed
While the threat of war looms, a small group ponders whether to destroy a symbol of peace in the name of business and progress. Moral and ethical bankruptcy of the soul does not have to be the standard of modern times. The bottom line can not translate into dollars and cents when what is at stake is only measureable in terms of historic significance and human sentiment.
Man has such a wonderful gift in intellect, creativity and and the ability to move it's own society ahead in technology and culture. It however is also cursed with the weakness of forgetting, dismissing and minimizing past events and their global interpretations,as well as the lasting meaning and lessons of those events that shape our culture.
Knowing what " the right thing " is, in deciding whether to build on, and fence the Woodstock site is not a difficult decision to make, when the criterion for making that decision includes doing what is best for " the greater good ". The quandry for the Joint Lead Agency is whether they will allow their own humanity to venture outside of the safe protective cocoon of process and politics, into the higher standard of ethics to see what is really " right ". How high are the standards of the Joint Lead Agency? I guess we will find out soon enough.
>Bury the top of the site under buildings. Carve up the
>legacy and spirit. Kill the goose that laid the golden
>We all reap what we sow. Be careful what you wish for.
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