the rise of right-wing, anti-everything movement.
especially across news outlets. there's no denying there's a big issue with spreading hatred and bullying when it comes to devastating issues like racism, transphobia, misogyny etc.
but there's been an enhancement of it in a lot of media in the past year because of how we have been using social media to share infographics, rave on about the importance of our rights and showing compassion to one other through mutual aid.
remember 2020? remember george floyd, remember brianna taylor, remember the climate crisis, remember the pandemic.
we are still doing these things. progress hasn't been lost. i must admit i slipped into a deep despair because i kept consuming demoralising and negative content either on the news or social media. but that's exactly what it's supposed to do, isn't it?
it's not like we've lost ourselves or our essence or our communities. yes, there has been an increase in atrocious bans and laws that go against our very human rights.
while the right is inflamed about freedom of speech they are taking away human rights. that is not a fair bargain. but they have to react in these abominable ways because we are strong.
it's like that little poem. we remain soft and kind, despite despite despite.
people all over the world are continuously fighting for their voices to be heard. and no not just to spew bullshit and hatred but to tell their stories and share their achievements. this is what community is all about. standing firm in the face of adversity.
always focus on the bigger picture but sometimes minimising the zoom helps with context: when someone is shouting at you or standing over you to dominate the discussion, they are trying to manipulate you and make you feel small because they want control.
some things conservatism does is inexcusable. no one should lie and spread hatred about 'the other'. no one deserves power over anyone.
but i will say i hope they can heal themselves and let love in their hearts because happy people don't spread hatred and say vile things about other people.