“The most anti capitalist thing you can do is find your own identity, that way you can’t be sold a new one every month.”
How do we examine the legacy of colonisation when the basic facts of its colonization are disputed in the minds of its beneficiaries?
How can we engage, discuss, even think through a postcolonial lens, when there's no shared base of knowledge? When even the simplest accounting of events – as preserved in the country's own archives – wobbles suspect as tin-foil-hat conspiracies in the minds of its educated citizens?
— Natasha Brown, Assembly
"I don't believe in this 'gifted few' concept, just in people doing things they are really interested in doing. They have a way of getting good at whatever it is."
“To let go of judgment does not mean that you don’t see what they do. It means that you recognize their behavior as a form of conditioning, and you see it and accept it as that. You don’t construct an identity out of it for that person. That liberates you as well as the other person from identification with conditioning, with form, with mind.”
— Eckhart Tolle