If everyone were indifferent to injustice, abuse, violence, crime, discrimination, bullying, the sufferings of others… humanity would go backwards.
Those who stand up and disrupt group harmony in order to fight for justice, humanity, and equality deserve applause, provided that it is done in a peaceful way.
Praying for the world…
I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. (Elie Wiesel)
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I operate my life. (Oprah Winfrey)
Have courage, and be kind. (Excerpt from Cinderella, Disney)
Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered (Yasmin Mogahed)
(This is similar to a Chinese idiom: 剛柔並濟 )
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. (Martin Luther King Jr.)
Affirmation: I enrich my life when I choose justice over timidity or apathy.