November 2010

War and Peace

November 29, 2010

Hope is being packaged and sold these days in glossy dollops; you can open a book or a magazine or tune into a talk show to find numerous people hawking it, selling it as a program for personal self-improvement. How “improved” do we need to be? People accomplish things in the world not because they apply templates of success and wait for it to reward them, but because they become passionate and go out into the world, raw and unimproved, laying their humanity on the line.

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