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Tag: Resistance

Tales from the Resistance

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After all that we’ve been through
I will make it up to you
I promise to

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THIS INSTALLMENT:

“I’M SORRY, SO SORRY”

WITH

Chelsea Handler

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TALES from the RESISTANCE

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THEY’RE FIGHTING THE POWER.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

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THIS INSTALLMENT:

“SILENCE=COMPLICITY NOW”

WITH

Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin

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Just for Fun

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Just for fun imagine for a moment that the digital image presented below is telling you the story of a wig,…

A BRIGHTLY COLORED WIG

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And, in this story the brightly colored wig, imprisoned by a society that only accepts dull colored common place wigs, makes a valiant attempt to escape in order to lead an ARMY OF RESISTANCE.

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WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Well, that’s the fun part, YOU get to decide!

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THE PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER LOOKS OVER HIS NEW AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH SOME ADMIRERS

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DUE TO HIS MARGINALIZED STATUS THE PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER IS FORCED TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS IN ORDER TO PROTECT HIS IDENTITY. IS THAT FAIR? NO, NOT AT ALL!

Well, don’t you think you should do something about it?

Of course you should

what are you waiting for, Christmas?

Organize a damn protest!

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With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance*

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“NO”!

 

I cried

and, when I cried

I cried

DEFIANTLY

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It’s how I called out upon seeing the sign at my feet, “loudly”, and, “in a manner that shows open resistance or bold disobedience”. I just refuse to bend to authority’s will even if my shoes do get a little muddy, and other patrons nearby become startled. It’s how I’m ‘wired’, I guess. Some aren’t. Maybe you’re more like me, questioning authority at every turn. I don’t know if you are, are you?

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*Norman Mailer

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