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The violence goes on. Taking our children. All over the world. For profit, for revenge, for a rite of passage. For belief, or in the name of god. It is made from the myth of belonging and not belonging. Of family vs. strangers; of the good people and the different ones. The different ones are specters of evil. The different ones can be killed. Driven. Used. They die invisibly. They make up the nightly body count, each demise a measure of success.

The violence goes on—as if we were not all part of “the whole.” As if we were not here learning to love. As if killers would not have to learn to be victims. It is passed on, our violence merely deepening the amnesia. Helping to forget what’s all around: The sound, like a constant wind, of souls trying to be heard.

Matthew McKay
by Matthew McKay

Matthew McKay is a clinical psychologist and a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. In 1979, he cofounded Haight Ashbury Psychological Services in San Francisco and served as its clinical director for twenty-five years. Currently he serves as the director of the Berkeley Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic. He has explored spiritual and afterlife issues in two previous books: Why? and Your Life on Purpose. He is also the author of professional and self-help psychology books, including Thoughts & Feelings, Messages, Mind and Emotions, Self-Esteem, Prisoners of Belief, and many others.

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