Christmas Day is close.
End of the Year is coming, and already, I’m without any energy left to think forward.
I have shown an extraordinary urgency, interest and passion — at least some — in the last ten months for so many issues.
I came into 2020 with so much enthusiasm, and now I’m clearly showing the underlying fatigue of the year we are in.
Beyond essential issues like health care, racism and the economy, which have so passionate me recently, I am so tired
Are you tired of the racist videos?
I have social network’s friends that fill my inboxes, and social media feeds of those stupid videos.
I’m tired to see videos of any white women without education telling to someone look just a bit different “we speak English in this country.”
I’m tired to see people still replying to “Black Lives Matter” slogan with the no-sense “All Lives Matter.”
I’m really tired of them.
I’m tired of proudly biceped football fans with Nazi tattoos that talk about Science, society and politics.
I’m tired of “hate” being something closer to the mainstream.
Are you tired, too?
Are you tired of the people who post videos already proved to be fake because someone dares ask them to wear a mask for the rare time, they are out of their house?
People who choose their virus scepticism over your virus risk.
Are you tired of the people still repeat all the time that the science is lying to them?
Are you tired of the delusional — the people who really believe the earth is flat, vaccine control you and the man never been on the moon?
Are you tired of a bunch of politics around the world who, incredibly, encourages that?
Let’s be clear: The ugliness we see at the moment around the world started long before people like the ex-USA President Donald Trump or the Brazilian President Bolsonaro were elected.
But there has been an unburdening of behaviour these past four years.
Racist incidents, including hate crimes, have climbed, according to those who keep track.
Our conversations, digital and otherwise, are filled with bile.
Science is taking a beating like it never has.
There’s little doubt that at least some of it start at the top.
We read every day at all levels, who calls Muslims “invaders” and says those who support transgender people “glorify Satan.”
The sad consideration I have made it in this unusual year is that does mean all right-wings believes are coarse, angry bigots.
By contrast, all progressives have a perfect behavioural track record.
Of course, isn’t like that.
You have a surprise every day from so many people you believe to know them so well.
I understand people vote on policy alone in the election, and this is not an endorsement of any candidate or candidate’s views.
As you vote — you real chance to change the word — you certainly should be considering taxes or immigration or health and education policy.
Still, you also should think about how we talk to each other, treat each other, see each other.
What used to raise eyebrows has become more acceptable, and to me, this is unacceptable anymore.
No, I don’t expect everyone to agree about my position and vision of the Society, and I don’t want everyone to hug like in a blunt end of a Hollywood movie.
But there’s been an unmistakable shift in this planet, a division that I worry could worsen.
I’m tired, and I’m alarmed. Are you?
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