Syria, AKA Something Even More Important Than Miley Cyrus Twerking

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I'm pondering an issue this morning that I care about way more than Miley Cyrus at the Video Music Awards, Although I am definitely a true blooded American when it comes to getting some little rubbernecking thrill out of watching the psychological meltdowns of our celebrities, recorded from multiple angles on the cell phones of other celebrities. Poor Miley. You displaced Kanye West as celebrity most likely to arise in my Metta Meditation. May you live at ease. I read a lot of articles this morning about President Obama's pending decision on military intervention in Syria, and am for the millionth time in my life wondering about the ethics of war from the standpoint of somebody who believes strongly in nonviolence. When would Dr. King orĀ  Aung San Suu Kyi intervene? When would my teacher Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche send troops? These are the questions I'm asking right now. The utter