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It is cowardly and delusional to think that your forebears were not as conscious or courageous as yourself.
Some patience is really pacing and hence necessary for progress; some patience is just avoidance and hence disastrous for it.
How many of those “sophisticated critiques” of progress were meant to keep our societies the same and us in our place?
You can’t be a “progressive” unless you have a notion of “progress.”
Why not? Just because your little corner of the world is stationary or regressing?
The shortest distance between two political points is an arc.
“The drone” sound effect taps into anxieties over meaningless process and exhausted progress.
The disease is the exhaustion of social progress.
In progressive eras, actual standards are higher than official ones. In reactionary eras, official standards are higher than actual ones.