That which threatens freedom is condemned to goad it from the depths of dormancy. We take freedom for granted during peaceful times. We assume that it’s a fact until we forget that coercion is natural and freedom is artificial. Some people can revert back to their natural tendencies.
It’s beautiful to see people awake again, fighting the normalization of hate and bigotry with the constitutional principles of pluralism. Extant nationalism is fragile in a democratic environment built on progress. Crisis widens meaning.
The paradox of freedom will keep pushing forward. Do you trust America?