zinn obedience law

Historically, the most terrible things—war, genocide, and slavery—have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience.

—Howard Zinn


first read on second to last slide here:

Bonnie Stewart (@bonstewart) tweeted at 0:41 PM on Thu, Apr 04, 2019:
we don’t get to be Luddites. here’s why, higher ed.
(plus some subversive hope – from a critical pedagogy perspective – on how we can bring the web back) – my keynote from #DigiLitVT this morning.

slide 81:

zinn obedience slide.png

then found it here (not sure where it was said/written originally): https://www.zinnedproject.org/materials/howard-zinn-on-war/


Wow: @repjohnlewis wrote this oped to be published on the day of his funeral. “Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting in what I call good trouble, necessary trouble.” https://t.co/gj141SIRnR
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/seungminkim/status/1288787357660065794


This is literally the Nuremberg defense. Was NO ONE at @ICEgov smart enough to think “hey, we were just following orders” sounded a bit… familiar? https://t.co/hf7qdIufSw
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/CPostcapitalism/status/1288857560968290304


Howard Zinn

supposed to’s.. of school/work

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