Reading Pursuits

“Since mankind’s dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted responsibility over our lives that we should have accepted for ourselves. By doing so, they took our power. By doing nothing, we gave it away. We’ve seen where their way leads, through camps and wars, towards the slaughterhouse.” V for Vendetta by Alan Moore

Ignorance is Bliss

“In a sense the limitations of Orientalism are, as I said earlier, the limitations that follow upon disregarding, essentializing, denuding the humanity of another culture, people, or geographical region.” | Orientalism by Edward Said