Haiti, structural violence, and responsibility.

I finished up Pathologies of Power today, over lunch. It’s a hard book to read. The language is dense, and the reader is expected to think for themselves. However, the stories are crisp and to the point. I excerpt below (totally without permission) the section of the “Afterward” that grabbed at my heart and inspired . . . → Read More: Haiti, structural violence, and responsibility.

Middle way

This resonates for me:

Thus, may I deal with all my detractors.

Late thoughts

A man seeks his own destiny and no other, said the judge. Will or nill. Any man who could discover his own fate and elect therefore some opposite course could only come at last to that selfsame reckoning at the same appointed time, for each man’s destiny is as large as the world he inhabits . . . → Read More: Late thoughts