Friday, October 05, 2007

Like her, I saw myself as having no future. And I responded to that knowledge.

They both declared an identical view of the world in which only people with certain innate traits were deserving of freedom. The only difference between them was where they drew the line. I needed someone to show me there didn't have to be a line. it enough to acknowledge evil, which is indifference to suffering and indifference to the sacredness of the human person? The only way to fight evil is to unmask it, to speak up, to refuse to participate in it, to not be indifferent.
But to us, the hostages of evil, the feeling of endless time is crushing. For us, even when the door is opened, the restraints loosened, we remain captives.

...With everything you do, you try to proclaim to the world that you are a worthwhile person who deserves a chance. That you are not the empty shell that you are so commonly portrayed as.
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