Why We Say Their Names

And though it invokes in us, a near unbearable pain, we cannot continue to look away, lest we inevitably forget how fragile* we are, and be the very next to lose our breath. 

The Truth About the “Arc of the Moral Universe”

The truth about this quote and the reason why my love for it over the course of my life has been tempered, is because the repeated use of and reference to this quote seems to always carry with it the pervasive social hazard of romantic and magical thinking when it comes to social change.