Rebecca Solnit on hope in the dark….

Another doozy from our friends over at Brain Pickings, this one on Rebecca Solnit on “hope in dark times, resisting the defeatism of easy despair, and what victory really means for movements of social change…”

With an eye to such disheartening developments as climate change, growing income inequality, and the rise of Silicon Valley as a dehumanizing global superpower of automation, Solnit invites us to be equally present for the counterpoint:

Hope doesn’t mean denying these realities. It means facing them and addressing them by remembering what else the twenty-first century has brought, including the movements, heroes, and shifts in consciousness that address these things now.

Read the whole thing!

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