Thursday, 8 October 2015

Crow Comfort

Crow Encouragement: Day 4

Think politics is a dirty word? Think again. This quote is from Parker Palmer's blog at On Being, a website of thoughtful heart and brain food. Palmer begins by quoting a poem, then launches into his thoughts:

“Though much of our political discourse is toxic, “politics” itself is not a dirty word. It’s the ancient and honorable effort to come together across our differences and create a community in which the weak as well as the strong flourish, love and power collaborate, and justice and mercy have their day.
Yes, that’s a vision of politics that will never be fully achieved. But every time someone abandons that vision and turns to cynicism, democracy suffers one more wound in the death of a thousand cuts.”

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