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As we approach decision time, when we will cast our votes, our task is quite complex when one considers the options of all the parties contesting the role of administrating the will of us.  What is ‘the will of us’? 
Are we going to pursue our individual goals, reaching for the rewards of our

As we approach decision time, when we will cast our votes, our task is quite complex when one considers the options of all the parties contesting the role of administrating the will of us.  What is ‘the will of us’? 
Are we going to pursue our individual goals, reaching for the rewards of our
me-society? Are we going for the archaic goal of grabbing whatever we can from society’s bounty for our selfish wants,
letting greed over-rule our decisions for the common good?
Isn’t our task to create a balance between our own and our children’s futures? And also the future of our
society – and of all humanity?  Our
leaders ignore this global cooperative question, an issue of the 21st century. They brush over specifics and generalize with quasi-visions, if any vision at all!
No matter what happens on October 19, I will cherish the aims of P.E. Trudeau and his vision of the Just Society. That vision stands as a symbol, along with the Statue of Liberty with its words from Emma Lazarus’ sonnet “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free”.  I lived that change, and I would love to expand it to the Just World Society!

Rasto Hlavina
Municipality of Pontiac