to exist in the air between people, not helium-minded all the way up in earth’s atmosphere
from Pedagogy of the Oppressed — Paulo Freire
I read the above statement back in June after being introduced to the reading via Modernity + Coloniality. The oppressed becoming the oppressors is so common. I want the notion of the oppressed liberating themselves and their oppressors to be true, but it feels so impossible.