The facebook event said there would
be a "Love Trumps Hate!" march in San Jose. Start was at the
performing arts center and end was going to be City Hall. I got
down there about the time the crowd was assembling.
There were a lot of signs. Some were
Mayor Sam Liccardo thanked us all
for coming to this unity march. Then he reminded us to stay on the
sidewalk and be safe in general during the march. Then we started
After we got to City Hall I went
back to looking for good signs to photograph and friends to say hi
to. There were lots of both.
Pondering this "SCIENCE IS REAL"
concept, I realized that the idea "Helium is an inert gas" has a
lot of overlap for me. As in, worth understanding and useful.
Those heart balloons in the backgrounds of many of these pictures
are harmless bubbles of friendly ideas because of that. How would
you feel about them if they were filled with Hydrogen?
The word went out that everybody who
brought candles should add them to the heart we were making.
A lot of people came though with
I talked to someone who was
muttering about all the people with smart phones and cameras
taking pictures. I told her "If you want a decentralized media,
all of those people taking pictures are the ones spreading the
word about what really happened here." In a "be the media" world,
this is good news to spread.
Yup. It was a light hearted event.
Somebody gave me this flier. I'm not
sure what to make of it and didn't try the action item in red.
Love to hear about what happens. If you find out please share the
information with me.