First They Came For…

They came first for the gays and the Jews,
and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t gay, or a Jew.

Then they came for the immigrants and the socialists,
and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t an immigrant or a socialist.

Then they came for the Muslims,
and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Muslim.

Then they came for me
and by that time no one was left to speak up.


Seriously, you guys. Stop with the historical wheel of hate, OK? As somebody with a background in historical studies, it gets really depressing, and leaves me with very little hope for a future that doesn’t look like V for Vendetta.

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