Newton's 3rd Law Wed, Nov 09, 2016
Isaac Newton's 3rd Law of Motion says that for every action there's an equal and opposite reaction. With this principle in mind, the only good thing about fear and hatred and exclusion is the equal (and oftentimes, greater) reaction of love and hope and inclusion. For every bit of negativity, fear mongering and hate of "the other", there is always a louder outpouring of love and acceptance and optimism...the saving grace that is the equal and opposite reaction.
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