Recommend to friends. The man says he is neutral on their conflict, refuses to intervene, and the mouse dies. Read more quotes from Albert Einstein. The safety of Black Americans depends on it. Marx thought that oppression largely involved the consciousness of being forced into living an undesirable life. But there is a very good poem by a catholic priest who lived under Nazi Germany. The world will hate you for not being silent on what’s right, but we’re not of the world. You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. We cannot stay silent, because we have a responsibility to use our pigment and privilege for good. “If I were to remain silent, I'd be guilty of complicity.” ― Albert Einstein tags: acquiescence, activism, consent, dissent, duty, protest, remaining-silent. George Floyd’s murder was not an isolated horror – and it was certainly not only an American tragedy. It is not defending the indefensible, protecting the powerful, or staying silent in the face of injustice just because you… I read a fable as a child about a man who sees an elephant stepping on a mouse, and the mouse pleads for help. Mill identified willful oppression but focused on gender -specific oppression… John 15:18-19 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. A year ago this August, forty-four ordinary people from seventeen different countries sailed to Gaza in… Silent racism is the complete opposite: it can also be referred to reverse racism. Sacrifice is putting country before party and principles before politics. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Share this quote: Like Quote. Our challenge is whether to accept this - or to take the risks necessary to transform our world commons in beloved community. In an effort to avoid conflict, we stay silent – or even strive for neutrality – even in the face of oppression, ignorance, and tragic wrongdoing. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr., "The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people." When they locked up the social democrats, I remained silent; I was not a social democrat. “You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God. On the Right of Resistance By Ramzi Kysia We live in an era defined by its brutality. In Exodus 14:14 we’re reminded that God sees what we’re going through and acts on our behalf. We can - we must - overcome oppression. Well its the same logic as if you are not with us you are against us. hen the Nazis came for the communists, I remained silent; I was not a communist. 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