The Story of a Hate Crime

Posted: July 26, 2012 in Behaviour, Ethics, Evil, Peace, Psychology, Society
Tags: , , ,

We would rather be ruined than changed;
We would rather die in our dread
Than climb the cross of the moment
And let our illusions die.

So said W.H. Auden, a man who knew the human condition more than most.  The capacity to change is within all of our hearts, but we often fight against it, even when the evidence around us is pointing us in a different direction.

This 6 minute film, uploaded to youtube by Time Magazine, is an exploration of the power of change.   Two men, both involved in a hate crime years ago, reunite with a shared mission. Under the auspices of The Museum of Tolerance, what emerges is a powerful story that challenges assumptions, shows change in action and is both heart-warming and uplifting.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s