Thursday, December 15, 2016

Stay woke


"What is the precise moment, in the life of a country, when tyranny takes hold? It rarely happens in an instant; it arrives like twilight, and at first, the eyes adjust." 

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That line, from a recent New Yorker piece by Evan Osnos, just blew me away. I haven't been able to stop thinking about it. It haunts me to think that our eyes may already be adjusting, and we might not even catch it happening.




6 comments:

  1. I am so afraid that this is completely true. Terrified.

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  2. I agree with that writer and I am also terrified...

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  3. It's the frog in the kettle. A gruesome analogy for an even more gruesome reality.

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  4. Terrified as well.
    Xoxo
    Barbara

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  5. Did you read the whole article that Steve posted yesterday from The New Yorker? You might feel easier in your mind if you read what he has to say, and what he is telling his daughters.

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    1. And by "he" I meant President Obama, not Steve!

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