Yesterday, it was as if everyone was under an obligation to be quiet. Everyone that I talked to was speaking quietly. No one smiled a real smile. It was as if everyoneâ€™s dog had just died. No one laughing, no one being loud, no one out enjoying the day. I knew, of course, just like everyone else, what day it was. I was quiet too. I wasnâ€™t quiet though, because I was angry, or because I was scared. It wasnâ€™t like people were suddenly going to lynch me if I laughed loudly. I was quiet mostly because I was sad. I was sad that we had to lose so many loved ones for the heroes to come out. I was sad that we canâ€™t be nice to one another, or stand as one, except when hurt. America is like Celtic Scotland or Ireland. We fight amongst ourselves when thereâ€™s no one to fight against. It makes me sad that there is so much hate in the world. Weâ€™re all human. I donâ€™t care if the person Iâ€™m talking to is different than me. I donâ€™t care if he or she might be Jewish, or Muslim. I donâ€™t think it matters if that person shares my same cares and viewpoints, or even if that person is gay or lesbian.. or not. All of us have a mind. Weâ€™re all built with the same genetic codes and born in the same ways. It makes me so very sad that we canâ€™t just accept, instead of fighting. Why do people have to point and say “Hey! Youâ€™re not like me! You must be bad!” ::sigh:: I really donâ€™t understand why our individuality is seen as negative.