Resist the reductive seduction of other people’s problems and, instead, fall in love with the longer-term prospect of staying home and facing systemic complexity head on.
The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s Problems
Courtney Martin

Everyone is stomping around looking for giants to slay and the childrens sand castles get trampled as a result! It’s like a psychedelic; this new opiate of the new masses. We can’t get enough of it; it is for the social revolutionary what psylocybin was for the age of hippies — an escape into nothingness. Nassim Taleb calls it the procrustean bed of idealism . If they’d allow us to chop off their legs, these emerging nations then we’d have the perfect bed fitted for them! Kyrie eleison!