In recent days, there has been a great deal made of the issue of hate in terms of increased public awareness of bullying, e.g., Tyler Clementi of Rutgers; the gay bashing at Stonewall in NYC, etc.
But I was struck by something the Elie Wiesel said on Sunday afternoon at UNC-CH: what he fears the most is indifference, not hate. Indifference; ambiguity, apathy...these are the opposite of love, not hate.
On this "National Coming Out" Day, let us fight ambivalence and indifference.
Of Festivals and Family - (Originally published as my Mombian newspaper column.) It was holiday prep weekend here at my house, our annual festive mash-up of traditions. The post O...
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