From William Hawes: :our culture does not allow us to grow up, because to do so would invoke a critical response and a revolution against the forces of tyranny."
"We have within all of us something more incredible, more powerful, then all the weapons they’ve built to destroy us."
Mass protests are magickal initiatory rites. That's literal.
"Could you hold your nerve? Could you ruthlessly fight a war the gods had proclaimed just?"
From Sable Aradia: "...as long as managers are playing with other people's money without consequence they will continue to take dangerous risks;"
From Rhyd Wildermuth, the second in his series on the death of Liberal Democracy: on violence.
As Brexit divides Britain and Europe, Lorna Smithers looks back to the othering effect of the Antonine Wall in the writing of Procopius.
For trans and queer people, punitive violence shapes our cultures and spiritualities, whether it's in Orlando or from TERFs.