“Hope is not like a lottery ticket you can sit on the sofa and clutch, feeling lucky…. Hope is an ax you break down doors with in an emergency;…hope should shove you out the door, because it will take everything you have to steer the future away from endless war, from annihilation of the earth’s treasures and the grinding down of the poor and marginal. Hope just means another world might be possible, not promised, not guaranteed. Hope calls for actions; action is impossible without hope.” –Rebecca Solnit (taken from Nature and the Human Soul by Bill Plotkin)

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