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The weak blame others because they must. The strong assume responsibility because they can.
It is not their fault; the problem is words themselves.
Those who blame parents, like Henry Darger, have sided with children. Those who blame children, like Sigmund Freud, have sided with parents.
They overthrew well-constituted government: we praise them for their courage and blame them for their folly. They acquiesced to badly-constituted government: we praise them for their wisdom and blame them for their cowardice.
We who say that politics is a good in itself are willing to take our fair share of praise as well as blame.
I would not blame you for rejecting your former ideals as “unrealistic.” I would not praise you for it, either.
That’s why I have to take responsibility for it.
Observe closely how people treat their parents, especially when they think nobody’s watching.