“There is no need to sally forth, for it remains true that those things which make us human are, curiously enough, always close at hand. Resolve then, that on this very ground, with small flags waving and tinny blasts on tiny trumpets, we shall meet the enemy, and not only may he be ours, he may be us. ” – from Pogo, by Walt Kelly.
Enemy: ” a thing that harms or weakens something else.” a dictionary definition, (i.e. kryptonite to Superman)
“Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you.” – The Bible
Love your enemies for they will tell you your faults.” – Ben Franklin
Know thine enemy. – from The Art of War by Sun Tzu
“A man with no enemies is a man with no character.” – Paul Newman
“No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactor, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourself.” – Francis of Assisi
Join us this Thursday, September 10th, at 7 p.m. to discuss the concept of “the enemy.” Free moderated discussion group, Open to diversity of all kinds. Everyone participates. Share ideas. Hear other points of view.
The Conversation Cafe meets the second Thursday of every month at The Eclectic Reader, which is on the west side of Cimarron Plaza at Drake and Shields in Ft. Collins. (Next conversation is October 8th.)
RSVPs appreciated. Call 970-223-4019 for more information.