Reading a People’s History of the United States makes my heart hurt…

Then I came across this little nuggets of inspiration…

and this….

“To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness.
What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys our capacity to do something. If we remember those times and places—and there are so many—where people have behaved magnificently, this gives us the energy to act, and at least the possibility of sending this spinning top of a world in a different direction.
And if we do act, in however small a way, we don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.” -Howard Zinn


2 thoughts on “*zinn-g*

  1. There was a time where that glittery heart would have made me recoil, but now… well, it makes me smile.

    Here’s to the day we share PBRs and talk about life with chili-cheese fries accompanying.

    • yyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssssss!!!!!!!!
      ok i really appreciate glitter hearts, pbr and chilli-cheese fries all together-it’s called unity, bro.
      Bring your quarters and we will get those large glitter brat stickers for $.75 to make this truly, my ‘merica.

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