This is the Fight

April 16, 2010
By OhSnapple GOLD, Concord, New Hampshire
OhSnapple GOLD, Concord, New Hampshire
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To: All Fortune Tellers


Calling all future seeing people! If you can see the future, or if you’re a fortune-teller or something, then listen up: You’re not doing your job!

If you really have that kind of gift, then there are certain duties that you just have to assume. If you can see the consequences of your own actions, the actions of others, and global actions/mistakes, then it is your duty to do what ever you can to let us, the people know.

Think about the mistakes we have already made. The whole we have dug for this earth. It’s all your fault because you didn’t warn us!

Not so sincerely, Joe Shmoe (just an everyday guy)


To: Joe Shmoe


Hello, Mr. Joe Shmoe. It is true what you say: we can see the future. Combined we can see everything that is going to happen: The mistakes we ourselves make, your mistakes, and even the mistakes made globally.

Now we want you to listen to us Joe Shmoe. Had we told everyone what we had seen, even if they believed us, would they stop? If we told them what would happen, would they stop driving, stop littering, stop fighting, would they calm down Joe? Would you?

Now Joe, if you have asked yourself these questions, and answered them truthfully and to the best of your ability, then you know our reason. So we leave with this Joe Shmoe: If you want something fixed, then fix it yourself. You will, sooner or too late, figure out that this is the only way.

Good luck, Future tellers


The author's comments:
This is a cool short piece about the conflict we, as humans, tend to have with ourselves. Instead of looking ahead and seeing that the mistakes we make now will have much greater consequence in the future, we wait and then complain when it is already too late.

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OhSnapple GOLD said...
on May. 1 2010 at 8:14 pm
OhSnapple GOLD, Concord, New Hampshire
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And I never thanked you b4, T...So thx

OhSnapple GOLD said...
on May. 1 2010 at 8:14 pm
OhSnapple GOLD, Concord, New Hampshire
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thanks :)          

on May. 1 2010 at 8:06 pm
Just.A.Dream SILVER, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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Part of the J7X team. :)

I like it, your comment on the side is exactly what I thought when I read it.

I love how this story has a deep meaning, that we can change for the better, but it is also fun to read. :)


JeanGrey GOLD said...
on Apr. 28 2010 at 2:55 pm
JeanGrey GOLD, Mason City, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."-Oscar Wilde

Jeepers I love it! Man, I have to say I am your number 1 fan! :)


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