“Resentment displaces hope and purpose the way carbon monoxide displaces air. This fact has been reflected in the policies of any number of tyrants and demagogues. Resentment is insatiable. It thrives on deprivation, sustaining itself by magnifying grievances it will, by its nature, never resolve.”
A bit more Robinson, but this time her own words. And the way in which she describes our situation was helpful for me. I have a hard time with so much that is happening right now, but these words were a balm in this moment.