To make a revolution, people must not only struggle against existing institutions. They must make a philosophical/spiritual leap and become more ‘human’ human beings. In order to change/transform the world, they must change/transform themselves.
Monday, October 31, 2011 - 1:00pm
Grace Lee Boggs, from her autobiography Living for Change
More information about text formats
Grace Lee Boggs is on the right track. To "transform the world", i.e. humanity, we must transform ourselves. To the extent we "leap" out of our religious/philosophical misinterpretations of life we become more "human beings". As we transform ourselves the "struggle against existing institutions" will diminish because they are us. To transform ourselves: http://www.thelastwhy.ca/poem/