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The Complicit
« on: June 08, 2020, 06:27:59 pm »
There's an article in this issue of the Atlantic which places the collaboration of this administration in a historic and international context. It's worth 45 minutes of time to read it.

"History Will Judge the Complicit: Why have Republican leaders abandoned their principles in support of an immoral and dangerous president?"

The article ends with this to think about:

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The personal, the political, the intellectual, and the historical combine differently within every human brain, and the outcomes can be unpredictable. ... When the voters begin to turn, maybe [Trump supporters] will turn with them ... At some point, after all, the calculus of conformism will begin to shift. It will become awkward and uncomfortable to continue supporting “Trump First,” especially as Americans suffer from the worst recession in living memory and die from the coronavirus in numbers higher than in much of the rest of the world.

I think we're seeing that turning point in demonstrations across the country.

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/07/trumps-collaborators/612250/
All grown-ups were once children...but only few of them remember it. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, "The Little Prince."
 
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Re: The Complicit
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2020, 05:03:53 pm »
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