This week, over at Ese’s Voice, the Shoot and Quote challenge is Silence.
An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. - Edmund Burke
Never having witnessed fascism taking hold, I wouldn’t claim to know it to see it. But whenever commentators have likened the Parti Québécois’ proposed “secularism charter” to the early drumbeats of some historically dire intolerance, my first instinct has been to scoff. 793 more words