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Hope in the midst of chaos?

In our current, bizarre circumstances, most mornings my brain seems to rebel against trying to think about almost anything and it’s taking a lot of coffee to get the neurons firing. This morning, this article by Rebecca Solnit helped a bit:

Hope offers us clarity that, amid the uncertainty ahead, there will be conflicts worth joining and the possibility of winning some of them. And one of the things most dangerous to this hope is the lapse into believing that everything was fine before disaster struck, and that all we need to do is return to things as they were. Ordinary life before the pandemic was already a catastrophe of desperation and exclusion for too many human beings, an environmental and climate catastrophe, an obscenity of inequality. It is too soon to know what will emerge from this emergency, but not too soon to start looking for chances to help decide it.

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