Excerpt from Demis Roussos "Come waltz with me".
When you look at this video, notice how the dancing of the men and the women is different, but complementary, and supportive of each other. Each pair achieves a balance, then each pair dances in harmony with the other pairs. In some dances of the world, the pairs swap over, but the dancing goes on. So it is , with the peaceful interactions, cultural exchanges, help in disasters, and trade, between countries in peacetime. Time is the music.
The dancers are very light, like feathers settling from the air. That is the diplomatic touch that leaders in the world need to have while dealing with each other. Imagine if that lovely Russian palace were to be hit by a massive warhead, nuclear or otherwise. Unthinkable? No, it could happen. Today a medieval mosque was obliterated in Mosul in the Middle East. Let's put the big bombs away, leaders. How about earning the Peace Prize by actually making peace. Now there's a radical new concept.
The Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul with its famous leaning minaret was originally an ancient pagan temple to the Sun god, then a Byzantine church to St John the Baptist, then a mosque from the 1100s. Now it's a pile of rubble, like half of Syria, and its people's shattered lives. The interior:
Thankyou to zozo 2kx for gifting this irreplaceable photo to the public domain.
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