when we see it heading in that direction, …omen and children with pistols and machine guns, and then automated that killing with gas chambers. We should always be aware of how easily a society can turn, and be willing to shout and kick and fight when we see it heading in that direction, even for a moment.
Because sometimes the universe does that to you. Sometimes it pulls you in ways that you cannot believe it’s pulling you. And if there’s anything I’ve learned in the past five years is that you listen. Because making the space to listen to my soul is the greatest gift I’ve given myself. And I have to honor it.
If the most the Resistance is able to achieve is to mitigate the damage of the Trump administration, it will count as a hollow victory. In order to build a truly powerful, influential, and worthwhile movement, we must actively work toward positive change for our country and society, rather than merely reacting and playing defense. Our goal shouldn’t be to return to the status quo ante when Trump leaves office; we should instead find ourselves in a better country with laws, policies, and politicians that more closely resemble a government as we wish it could be.
ity is the soul of command. Too much talking suggests desperation on the …ldest known declaration of human rights. The book is full of leadership lessons. Here’s an example. “Brevity is the soul of command. Too much talking suggests desperation on the part of the leader. Speak shortly, decisively and to the point–and couch your desires in such natural logic that no one can raise objections. Then move on.”