Quote by Michael Ian Black: “Choose hope over fear.”
Choosing Hope: President Obama’s Address to the United Nations
September 25, JanF. We see the future not as something out of our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective effort. We reject fatalism or cynicism when it comes to human affairs; we choose to work for the world as it should be, as our children deserve it to be. President Obama: We come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope. Around the globe, there are signposts of progress.
The year-old son of a Kenyan father and Kansan mother, who became the first African-American president, recalled the nation's civil rights struggle in his inaugural address outside the U. Capitol, overlooking the National Mall. Obama took the presidential oath on the same Bible used to swear in Abraham Lincoln in , as the nation veered toward civil war, two years before the Emancipation Proclamation ended slavery. Appealing to hope amid two wars and a shattered economy, the new president drew some of his loudest cheers when he said, "Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and begin again the work of remaking America. But amid the calls to action and "a new era of peace," Obama also proclaimed what he called "a new era of responsibility" in which duty to others would claim a larger place. He challenged "some who question the scale of our ambitions" and "cynics [who] fail to understand
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