Inaction has led us to where we are today. Believing that our values and tolerance were immutable, we allowed rhetoric, disinformation and division to become ‘normal’.
In this time of great dis-ease, we cannot again tolerate passivity.
Civil, legal and ethical means must be used to ensure that the expansion of demagoguery, self-interest and Nationalism is curtailed.
We have very little power, at the moment, against what will come. We need to use the means at hand – peaceful and purposeful – to join together, stand up for each other and – yes – against abhorrent norms