On my tough days, I find this quote a comforting reminder – so much is changing, and so much is for the better, even if the improvement is buried deep under the surface at times.
On my best days, I find this quote does not go far enough. Another world is already here, if we are willing to look for it. Sure, it’s different – but different can be glorious. Do you see her? Do you hear her? Just a hint?
If you crave more than a sentence from the perceptive Roy, try the terrific novel The God of Small Things or the haunting nonfiction Capitalism: A Ghost Story.
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