In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Rebecca Solnit: On Breaking Silence

Rebecca Solnit: On Breaking Silence

Aug 27, 2017-- Human beings have a tendency to remain silent regardless of whether they need to utilize their voices. Rebecca Solnit sees how that tendency has harmed the women's movement. She quotes poets, inspirations, authors and more, including Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Audre Lorde, Elie Wiesel, Hannah Arendt and Laura Jackson. Rebecca believes and acknowledges that the quickest fix is to use our voices, noting that there's a difference between a meditative silence and a silence where we choose not to speak up when we knew it would make a difference. (6853 reads)


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