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Dear Baroddy
I don't think there is a simple answer to a complex question. Listen to the entire unedited version; it's really beautiful. A Pablo Neruda poem, "Keeping Quiet" is read at the end. I believe if we all practiced the stillness Sylvia talks about the capacity for human atrocities can be ended. People have the power. One of my favorite stories is of a KKK rally that (I believe) took place in California several years ago. Anti-KKK protesters showed up and at some point a KKK member was knocked down and attacked by the anti-KKK protesters. A black woman there threw herself over the KKK member to protect him from the crowd.
When we arrive at that place and are ready to protect even our enemies, our world will change.