In a Season of GOODWILL PART 5: The benefits of LEGALIZING VOTING are HUGE
This is the last installment in the five-part series examing democracy.
Government FOR the people demonstrates how HUGE the benefits of LEGALIZED voting really are.
People can concentrate on the requirements of HUMANITY itself. We all want for others the things we want for ourselves.
All political parties, freed of the money ingredient are able to CONCENTRATE on the WELFARE of ALL OF ITS CITIZENS from the particular perspective of each political party and dialogue in GOODWILL about how best to achieve it.
Going back to Aristotle, we may possibly find the definition, Politics is the Science and Art of Government.
The SAVINGS in money are enormous as funds which in the PAST were assigned to GETTING OUT THE VOTE may now be utilized in —
EDUCATING people from kindergarten on, to tune in to their own CONSCIENCE,
ENCOURAGING people to GAZE into the eyes of others and UNDERSTAND in full confidence that they are all members of one family and they all want the same things for themselves, their children, their grandchildren and on and on.
Differences of opinion are NATURAL and in GOVERNANCE, benefits accrue when these differences are represented by political parties all DESIROUS of acting in harmony with BENEFITS FOR ALL.
NATURE is the Pinnacle of Perfection as it allows all species, all diversities of species to grow and flourish to their full potential.
GOODWILL is the Pinnacle of Perfection for Humanity as it tries to do the same.
Humanity is PRIMARY. Political Parties are SECONDARY
Love is INHERENT. Hatred is TAUGHT.
In seeking BENEFITS FOR ALL,
Political parties are PARTNERS, never ANTAGONISTS.
In a Season of GOODWILL
May Nature Prevail.
Rev. Mary A. Mann, Ph.D., was born in Australia and is descended from early Queensland pioneers. Her father was an original ANZAC, a member of the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps who fought on the Gallipoli Peninsular in 1915. Mary is a graduate of the University of Sydney, the University of California in Berkeley and the University of Southern California where she secured her Ph.D. in Communications and Theatre.
Her working career was in accounting where she became a Qualified Accountant in Australia and was the first Controller of the Pacifica Foundation in the 1970s.
Her academic career centered around her passion for finding out ‘why war’. Her first book on this topic, Anzac to Understanding included her father’s war letters and a social commentary on the global situation from the beginning of the First World War through the 20th century and it included the epic play ANZAC. The philosophy culminated in the book There Are No Enemies, a practical philosophy of life, which includes The Right of the Womb. Her theatre studies culminated in The Construction of Tragedy, Aristotle today in the theatre and she edited two editions of The Los Angeles Theatre Book, 1978 and 1984.
Mary has been a member of Unity- and- Diversity since 1989 where she is now the Board Chair and co-edited the book Science and Spirituality with the founder of that organization. Rev. Leland Stewart.
She joined the Synthaxis Theatre Company in 1979. Her creative work includes Poems of Woman, editor of Mentoring Poems, four centuries of selected poetry, Tortoise Shell, taken from a journal of her great-grandfather documenting life in the early days of the State of Queensland, Australia, and under the aegis of Synthaxis, plays for youth and family audiences, Maria and the Comet and The Round Table, published as TWO FAMILY PLAYSand ThuGun and Natasha, a drama with rap, moving beyond guns and violence .
In North Hollywood, she is the co-host of Unbuckled No-Ho Poetry, a monthly poetry reading series since 2010, which you can view here:youtube.com/unbucklednohopoetry
Mary has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who