In Praise Of Progressive Bravery & Not Looking Away
I write today to praise bravery. Your bravery for subscribing to, reading, and sharing this newsletter. For not looking away.
Thucydides, who had one of the clearest eyes in history about the dangers faced by democracies, said, “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet nonetheless go out to meet it.”
I have dear friends and family members who refuse altogether to engage with politics. Some say they consider it too crass for their taste, or…