[Part of the series: 2013 = 1984?]
"Perhaps the rumors of vast underground conspiracies were true after all -- perhaps the Brotherhood really existed! . . . There was no evidence, only fleeting glimpses that might mean anything or nothing . . . . " (George Orwell, 1984 - p. 15)
People hope that someone else -- somewhere -- is resisting.
We all have our heroes.
But it's not going to work if we leave the heavy lifting to someone else . . . .
Go online today and find a way to get personally involved.
Get outside your comfort zone.
Take a risk.
Talk to some other people. Make some new friends.
You might be surprised to find that you're not alone.
(1984 page references are to the 2009 Plume paperback edition.)
(See Flies in the Ointment and Plumb Lines for Israel)
(See Pentecost, Guantanamo, and the Moment When Talk Becomes Priceless)
There are some people who say, "Why does it take the sacrifice of an
American to get people to care about the many people who have died and
suffered in Gaza and other parts of Palestine and Israel?"
(See Where were YOU on April 10, 1979?)