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Henry David Thoreau: Resistance to Civil Government (1849)

Henry David Thoreau 1956 I heartily accept the motto,—"That government is best which governs least;" and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe,—"That government is best which governs not at all;" and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will hav ...

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Samah Sabawi: Defying the Universe (Poem)

Are your loved ones trapped behind the wall Do they need the army’s permission For their prayers to reach the sky For their love to cross the ocean And touch your thirsty heart Are your loved ones trapped Do you yearn to be in your family home And when you call them Do they always say “we are well, alhamdollelah” Does it surprise you That they are whole But you… you are broken Must ...

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Nahida, Exiled Palestinian: Lullaby of Hope (Poem)

Let me run outside Kiss a flower Hug a tree Follow my shadow Till I am gone I have seen too much . . Let me escape This world of lies Embrace an angel Hold a baby in my arms Wash my soul I have seen too much . . Let me chase a rainbow Climb a mountain Slide down a waterfall Cover my eyes Weep until tears no more I have seen too much . . Let me jump in the ocean Pull out my heart Shake it well, inside out Sc ...

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