I vote to end all pain and suffering.
You and I know that my vote will not abolish them, but what would happen if my vote did put an end to all pain and suffering?
My guess is the world would look much different.
First, free will would need to be abolished. Why? Because men and women choose to hurt one another.
Next, with free will abolished, love would be impossible, too. Why? Because love is a choice.
What if I change my vote and cast it for love?
I’m reminded that with love, comes choice and free will. And with free will, I can choose to love, but also I am free to choose to inflict pain and cause suffering.
What to do?
I can’t vote to end all pain and suffering, but I can choose to love … and with that choice make a difference.