Seeking (in Vain) for the Answer

Is it the guns?
If so, there will always
still be knives.

Is it the “holy” texts?
If so, there will always
still be misguided interpretations of God.

Is it the consequences of Imperialism?
If so, there will always
still be control freaks and strange laws.

Is it the effects of human tribalism?
Is it the results of ancient conflicts?

Is it the strings pulled by corrupt regimes?
Is it the money funneled by war profiteers?
Is it the celebratory spotlight shined by mass media?
Is it the blueprints orchestrated
by divide-and-conquer conspirators?

Is it nature?
Is it nurture?
Is it a product of original sin?
Is it ideology taught by man?

Is it lone wolves?
Is it organized terror campaigns?

Is it part of a divine plan?
Is it hell being manifested upon the earth?

Is there a path out of the madness at this point?
Is there ever going to come a cessation of the suffering?

Scott Thomas Outlar is a lover of truth and enjoys researching philosophy, psychology, politics, spirituality, and any other facet of consciousness in the pursuit of reaching a higher state of vibration. He also enjoys writing rants, poems, essays, short stories, and prose-fusion screeds covering such subjects. Scott Thomas can be reached at You can also watch and/or subscribe to his YouTube Channel Read other articles by Scott Thomas, or visit Scott Thomas's website.