Our Results Are Shaped by Our Methods

The means show up in the ends.  Or: “If you wished to act locally, then what could be more local than yourself? …

And if, accordingly, you made YOURSELF AND YOUR OWN ACTIONS your starting point for the reform of society, then how could you permit those actions to be degraded by brutality, deception, or any other disfigurement?”

(Jonathan Spence in “The Unconquerable World”, about resistance to Communism in Poland in the ’80s)

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