Unbearable
Robin Alperstein
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Been trying to look to history for guidance. The closest analogy I can find is Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple. How do you argue with true believers? “Our leader truly loves us. He understands us. We are going to build a perfect society: no more sickness, no more crime. All of those bad things you hear, that’s the devil talking. Don’t you want to be happy? Join us. Shun the nonbelievers.” It’s terrifying. 24 hours a day, I feel like a woman screaming: “Run for the jungle, children! Run for the jungle!”

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