Multi scire volunt sed vere discere nolunt (many want to know but in fact they refuse to learn).
Just as we stood up to workplace culture 50 years ago, our politics must move into the streets.
You don’t hate by accident. You have to be taught to hate — in little ways that are reinforced every day, ways you might not even recognize.
What Ms. Arfin — and perhaps, the generation depicted in Girls — lacks is a general understanding of history, of connection, to say nothing of perspective. Girls exists despite the fact that, in New York City, there are black people who are as rich, talented, and beautiful as the show’s stars.