Radical

 

Erik Bye said he became more radical with time. That is my experience as well, although I am not nearly as old (yet) as he was.

It seems that if we live our lives with open hearts, our views are bound to become more radical with time, as we learn more about the world. The alternative is to choose to become numb…

Today, and maybe at most times and places, it is radical to have a life-centered view. To want justice, human rights, the deeply human… Not just the comfortable and going along with the mainstream, which will always be what the priveleged have set up to protect their privelege.

Bad ideas flourish because they are in the interest of powerful groups.

Paul Krugman

This priveleged group happens to include me this time. So there is even more reason for me to speak up against it…

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