Our Ancestors Gave All They Had

Jun 01, 2015 639

By Salvatore Buttaci

Who has not heard the classic cop-out, "I would if I could, but I can't, so I won't"? That old "Shoulda, coulda, woulda." So many wondrous events would occur if fewer folks wielded "would" as a weapon instead of "will." The former is built on conditions; the latter on volitions. "Would" tries to excuse the speaker who refuses to become a doer. "Will" expresses both word and deed of those who are determined to transform their ideas and dreams into reality.

As Italian Americans victimized by the biased media, it is imperative that we put aside what we would like to do or what we feel we cannot do or pretend there is no reason to do or say anything. It is time to be assertive.

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Source: http://www.iaovc.org/

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