The Boy Had Seen A frightening Movie (poem)

The boy had seen a frightening movie
with aliens pictured as bloodthirsty monsters.
But his father said, “Son rethink your fears.
Listen to me carefully and I will explain.

If they are advanced enough in technology
to travel to Earth then somewhere in their history
they must have discovered the parts of the mind
that work in tandem or conflict sometimes.

And learned how to merge them into one self,
end the inner war, not project it on others;
which ends the conflicts and the need for conflicts,
which ends violence and need for domination.

In essence if smart they’ve already learned
the technology necessary to live in peace,
and the smarter they are, the more loving they are
because it’s through love that the fittest survive,

and it is love that builds up wisdom
enough to prosper and think up rockets. ”

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