Do something

Another quote from my book..

Inaction galvanises our opponents’ resolve, it motivates them, abets them, speeds them towards victory; as apathy dishonours ourselves and the causes we fight and die for. Doing something, even the wrong thing, is better than nothing. Doing nothing creates a vacuum, where light and sound and hope do not travel. It is the black hole that grows in the space of our cowardly hearts.

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5 thoughts on “Do something

  1. quo1 05/05/2014 / 8:08 pm

    I decided to leave a comment to this post because it seemed better than not leaving a comment to this post.

    • Curlydaz 05/05/2014 / 8:10 pm

      Ha ha. I’ll respond to that in tomorrow’s post. Thanks for looking in.

  2. annewilldunbarblog 17/01/2015 / 12:34 am

    I do rather enjoy being even a little more than doing. Doing can be an addiction. Thus I occasionally sit quietly being. (Meditation) Addressing the opponent thing, not regularly in my world. So, from my place on the world, I am wanting to acknowledge your experience with opponents and congratulate your thoughts!

  3. syddent 15/02/2016 / 10:03 pm

    John Stuart Mill said, “Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.” However, I have also found that finding the expedient solution cause longer term difficulties. “Do something” may have unintended consequences and provide openings to ill-minded folk.

    However, I would rather read a book in which the protagonist “does something” than watches the world fall.

    • Blood On Borrowed Wings 21/02/2016 / 4:36 pm

      The hero in my book definitely ‘does something’ and boy does he make mistakes ( a little like me really.) After all they do say . . . write what you know. Thanks for commenting and checking out my blog syddent. My book is available on Amazon

      Why not check it out?
      Thanks again.

      Darren

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