It won't be easy, and many an occasion will arise when retaliation from disgruntled elements may provoke us to
use force to quell, to use a heavy hand to overpower, but if we can restrain ourselves, here's an appropriate occasion to teach a rift widening world, the power of a healing touch!
'President Buhari should call NNPC cabals to order before they further provoke us to
Black marching bands provoke us to
demand everything they have to give: to mourn the dead, console the distressed, pay respects to our heroes and above all to celebrate victories!
When young people return from the gathering ready to provoke us to
do the same, we shouldn't be surprised.
Instead, they provoke us to
fire at their chests," he said.
Many of our recent news items can provoke us to
respond with the same attitude.
These artists provoke us to
think about our own stories, the characters and caricatures, the morals and messages that define our real and imagined lives.--PBS Art:21
But that is Hartman's purpose, to provoke us to
test her insights against current research.
And should our discomfort with death provoke us to
speed it along?
When that work is done alongside others--others who are like us and can make us laugh through their stories or who are different than us and provoke us to
question our assumptions--we remain alert to our own needs alongside the needs of the world.
A Christian response to terror must acknowledge the violence in our own hearts and history and seek reconciliation with those trying to provoke us to
Most important, such a retrospective can help provoke us to
consider where the field is going next.
But, though the curators state their intention to "provoke us to
reimagine the ways that specific social landscapes can be understood through the visual arts," as Rugoff writes in his catalogue essay, the location are so vast and varied that the show is almost too compact to address this idea satisfyingly.
The depraved act committed by these two ten-year-old boys should provoke us to
look long and hard at a society which allows children to conceive such a crime.