Painting by Sir William Beechey

To all my American friends:

What might have been different today if King George III of Great Britain had asked the American Colonists Questions and Listened to their responses?

To all my British friends:

Please forgive the exuberance of all your American Friends as we celebrate the 4th of July!  We do understand your reluctance to share in our celebration! But never the less, all your American Friends would love to hear your thoughts on:

What might have been different today if King George III of Great Britain had asked the American Colonists Questions and Listened to their responses?

To all my friends throughout the rest of the globe:

We would also be so grateful to learn from you!   Please share with us your thoughts on:

What might have been different today if King George III of Great Britain had asked the American Colonists Questions and Listened to their responses?

It is interesting to ponder how different actions by one person might have affected the entire course of history!

independence-signing

Painting by John Turnbull  – The signing of the Declaration of Independence 4th July 1776

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2 thoughts on “One Question to Ponder on the 4th of July

  1. Les Hirst says:

    A more pragmatic question, springing from the same rationale, would be: “Where would we be in our hemisphere if Uncle Sam had only listened to its southern neighbors across the years?”

    1. Bob Tiede says:

      Les it is always interesting to ponder the difference one leader can make if she/he will ask questions and listen to the input received!

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