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Rapper Tells Us 'Why I Think This World Should End,' And It's Beautiful

Despite the recent deluge of tragic news in places ranging from Gaza to Ferguson, this man's powerful message will remind you that there is hope.

In a video uploaded to YouTube, rapper Richard Williams, aka Prince Ea, gives us a rundown of various issues our generation is facing in his spoken word piece. He begins with the bold statement, "The world is coming to an end," and proceeds to highlight key issues our generation is facing.

"Presidents lie, politicians trick us," he says. "Race is still an issue, and so is religion."

Though the picture he paints is bleak, he offers a very simple, yet truthful solution to the universe's problems -- love. He urges viewers to open their hearts, saying, "Once we truly love, we will meet anger with sympathy, hatred with compassion and cruelty with kindness."

Prince Ea's words are more than just beautiful -- they speak volumes:

"Love is the most powerful weapon on the face of the earth. Robert Kennedy once said that few will have the greatness to be in history, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events ... So yes, the world is coming to an end, and the path towards a new beginning starts, within you."

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BEFORE YOU GO

  • 1 They’re Not Afraid of Getting a Little LOUD.
    You might want to keep the bullhorn out of the bedroom, but any activist worth her salt won't need one.
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    You might want to keep the bullhorn out of the bedroom, but any activist worth her salt won't need one.
  • 2 Standing Up or Sitting In -- They've Mastered Endless Positions.
    On the floor, in a chair, standing up, against a wall, in a tree -- imagine the possibilities.
    On the floor, in a chair, standing up, against a wall, in a tree -- imagine the possibilities.
  • 3 They’re Not Afraid to Get A Little Dirty.
    Protesting for days in a row or sweating it out amidst a crowd; activists don't worry about keeping it clean.
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    Protesting for days in a row or sweating it out amidst a crowd; activists don't worry about keeping it clean.
  • 4 Handcuffs Are Par for the Course.
    You never know when you'll have to handcuff yourself to a tree -- or to your fellow protesters. A necessity in any activist's
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    You never know when you'll have to handcuff yourself to a tree -- or to your fellow protesters. A necessity in any activist's tool kit, your favorite tree-hugger is bound to have a pair lying around -- and our guess is they'll know exactly how to use them.
  • 5 They Think Outside the Box.
    Activism demands creativity and cunning -- skills that translate in wondrous ways. You won't get bored when your lover is an
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    Activism demands creativity and cunning -- skills that translate in wondrous ways. You won't get bored when your lover is an activist; they'll dream up plenty of ways to keep things interesting.
  • 6 They Believe That Things Can Always Be Better
    Rarely content with "good enough," activists KNOW two things for certain: (1) There's always room for improvement. (2) They'r
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    Rarely content with "good enough," activists KNOW two things for certain: (1) There's always room for improvement. (2) They're capable of delivering it.
  • 7 They'll Go All Night if They Have To
    If the job doesn't get done in the daylight, they're more than happy to keep it up through the night. Activists know that <em
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    If the job doesn't get done in the daylight, they're more than happy to keep it up through the night. Activists know that real passion doesn't have a bedtime.
  • 8 They Know How to Command Attention -- Even When it Means Breaking the Rules
    "Business as usual" should never extend to your bedroom -- and with an activist in your bed, it never will. They know for cer
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    "Business as usual" should never extend to your bedroom -- and with an activist in your bed, it never will. They know for certain that rules are meant to be broken.
  • 9 They Know What They Want -- and How to Ask for It.
    If your lover is an activist, you won't have to play any guessing games or deal with mixed signals. There's no beating around
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    If your lover is an activist, you won't have to play any guessing games or deal with mixed signals. There's no beating around the bush with an activist -- unless that's what you're into ...
  • 10 Their Passion Never Fades
    Everybody is into it for the initial spark, but true activists know how to keep the fire burning for the long haul.
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    Everybody is into it for the initial spark, but true activists know how to keep the fire burning for the long haul.
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