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[GreenYes] Fwd: Reply to Light A Candle Against Terrorism Friday 7 pm

>Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 10:41:18 -0700
>From: Lynne Elizabeth <>
>I got an MLK quote this morning from a friend. It's a good one to circulate.
>The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral,
>begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing
>evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but
>you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you
>may murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence
>merely increases hate. So it goes. Returning violence for violence
>multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of
>stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate
>cannot drive out hate: only love can do that
>          - Martin Luther King.
>>At 02:58 PM 09/13/01 -0700, Lynne Elizabeth wrote:
>>>Dear Gary,
>>>If I light a candle, I light it for peace. I would rather my fellow 
>>>Americans unite in compassion.
>>>Americans would be respected (and infinitely safer) if we chose to feed 
>>>the hungry and love our neighbors, instead of breeding and feeding an 
>>>angry militaristic hell.
>>>Indeed everything is a miracle and I pray that everyone on this precious 
>>>earth will recognize the sacredness of life. We can start this by 
>>>sending messages of tolerance instead of intolerance, healing instead of 
>>>hate. If there is anything we need the world to see and the press to 
>>>write about, it is the vision that we can experience heaven on earth. It 
>>>is there for the seeing - but only with eyes of love.
>>>At 12:34 PM -0700 9/13/01, Gary Liss wrote:
>>>>>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 10:14:41 -0700
>>>>>>What a great Idea! Pass it on!
>>>>>>I received this message from a business associate in NYC....
>>>>>>Friday Night at 7:00 p.m. step out your door, stop your car, or step 
>>>>>>out of
>>>>>>your establishment and light a candle. We will show the world that 
>>>>>>Americans are strong and united together against terrorism.
>>>>>>Please pass this to everyone on your e-mail list.  We need to reach 
>>>>>>everyone across the United States quickly. The message: WE STAND 
>>>>>>UNITED - WE WILL NOT TOLERATE TERRORISM. We need press to cover 
>>>>>>this-- we need the world to see.
>>>>>>"There are two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a
>>>>>>miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle."
>>>>>>Albert Einstein (1955)
>>>>Gary Liss
>>>>Fax: 916-652-0485
>>>Lynne Elizabeth
>>>New Village Journal
>>>P.O. Box 11754
>>>Berkeley, CA 94712-2754 USA
>>>T: 510 845-0685
>>>F: 510 845-9503
>>>a Publication of Architects\Designers\Planners for Social Responsibility 
>>>** Building Sustainable Cultures **
>>Gary Liss
>>Fax: 916-652-0485

Gary Liss
Fax: 916-652-0485

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