The Good in Our Hearts
Although evil rules the world from above, good survives below in decent, ordinary people like you, in the hearts of the victims of deceit even when their heads have been fully captured.
And the good that beats within you, that flows in the blood of everything alive, in the sap of the trees and the waters of the rivers, the good of nature and reality and existence, is the force that will defeat evil.
But in order to do so, it must fight the avatars of evil with avatars of good; men and women who are prepared to do the opposite to what the tyrants do.
Instead of placing self-interest at the centre of our lives, we must cast it aside in the name of principle, nature, truth, beauty and freedom for all.
We must give ourselves to good, channel good, become good to the extent that our limited human form allows.
And we must live for nothing else!
This is a speech from near the end of a short one-act play that I have just penned and which is available as a free pdf, as well as being for sale as a modestly-priced booklet via the usual commercial outlets.
Without giving too much away, The Good in Our Hearts takes place in a park in central London.
George thinks that he is alone when he complains out loud about the state of contemporary society, but he has been overheard by Jim, from underneath a nearby bench, who offers some pithy commentary.
Their conversation in turn attracts the critical interest of Denise, who is then herself confronted by an angry Trevora.
Finally, a green-robed mystic, Ashok, emerges from inside a tree to explain to the other four what has gone wrong with the modern world and what is required to put things right.
It was written with the idea of it one day being physically staged, so if anyone would like to do so, please do get in touch!
PS. The latest Acorn bulletin has just gone live over on the Winter Oak site and features some very interesting information on BRICS and China. You can read it here.
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