This comment was by Anthony Zarat on the post Dirt Under Our Nails by Julie Gillis
“We have to get our hands and feet dirty in the fertile soil of change.”
I think you mean taking risks for what is right. This is hard to do. But I agree, we must do it. Polarized debates may be innevitable, but we can still look for common ground. I have thought atbout this recently, and I believe a good place to start looking for common ground in the gender debate is the issue of identity. Compare these two sentences:
Anthony, the what you said is very wrong.
Anthony, the what you are is very wrong.
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