radical acceptance of the present, i think, implies the validity of radical hope. and i think that in turn implies how our own will and agency is bound up with reality. our capacity to judge, and our capacity to reason partly create the future.
as marx said, people make their own history, even if it’s not in circumstances of their own choosing. so we’re here to change the future, to put the handbrakes on the runaway train, as walter benjamin said.
we got this. we can do this.