Week 10: Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so…
Amy Siskind
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Amy, thank you for doing this. It is so important that the huge things — Muslim Ban — don’t crowd out the little injustices happening every day. I am worried about the boiling-the-frog effect: if you turn up the heat slowly the frog doesn’t even know its being boiled. If we get completely desensitized to these seemingly small authoritarian acts we may accept much bigger ones down the road without resistance.

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