As has always been the way, the peoples of the world will vote to surrender freedoms, welcome the oppression of minorities and empower evil when offered the lie of easy solutions to economic pain. The week starts with bad news for all believers in peace, justice, liberty and protecting the environment.
What has happened in Brazil also serves as a wake-up call to LGBT world citizens that the rights we fought for and now have in some nations can be taken from us overnight if a majority can be convinced that doing so will help them and to hell with what is morally right. If you do not stand against evil, you support it actively or passively.
As has been said many times, if we do not learn and remember the lessons of history, we are doomed to repeat the most terrible of mistakes.
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