“Never counted in the “costs” of war are the dead birds, the charred animals the murdered fish, incinerated insects, poisoned water sources, destroyed vegetation. Rarely mentioned is the arrogance of the human race toward other living things with which it shares this planet. All these are forgotten in the fight for markets and ideologies. This arrogance will probably be the ultimate undoing of the human species.” Arundhati Roy, War Talk
Since at the end of May, political craziness and police violence are absorbing our life energy in Turkey. We are feeding government by our blood, energy and dead bodies. There are many things that I can say, but what I will say is already said. As a fairytale believer, I know that the fearful monster getting bigger and bigger to burst soonest. “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche. Till that time, let’s continue to resist and never forget the beauty of life and meaning of peace. And like Ghandi said “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”
Photo is a memory of a joyful and happy summer day in Lake Gölcük, Bolu.