When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and one represents opportunity. The danger signs are all around us. John F. KennedyRemarks at the Convocation of the United Negro College Fund, Indianapolis, Indiana, (April 12, 1959) When you asked about the power outage (i.e. Q-Anon-sense) I believe […]
Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
As every past generation has had to disenthrall itself from an inheritance of truisms and stereotypes, so in our own time we must move on from the reassuring repetition of stale phrases to a new, difficult, but essential confrontation with reality. For the great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived, […]