“Negative” feelings are not only necessary and inevitable, but often the source of staggering beauty, and thus essential to the cause of hope.
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We have good reasons to be filled with despair and to believe our society is now decaying and on the brink of a major downturn. But we can also choose to view it as a setback in a broader trajectory of progress.
I think we can and should evolve our expectations for holiday presents. Again, our current customs are completely unnecessary and even destructive. We can do better.
White supremacy is the system that teaches us that “white is right” and frames our mind to celebrate whiteness.
What has most helped me start putting pen to paper today is realizing that the world is actually exactly the same as it was a month ago. What has changed is my understanding of our reality.
If we choose, we can take meaningful action to bring about our next systems right now.
We tell ourselves we are unworthy sinners. We tell ourselves that we are small and powerless. But we humans are geniuses.
Our society’s current systems are failing us. They no longer serve the common good to the extent they can and should.
If we offer something that is truly of value and conduct business with integrity and in alignment with values you share, will you pay more than you have to?