I just finished reading Nobel Prize winner José Saramago’s novel Blindness, about what happens when a whole population goes blind and desperately strives to find food. There is a breakdown of human dignity and decency for fellow human beings.
They trample each other and quickly degenerate into animal behavior. I see parallels in the attitude of those who are fearful of sharing the American pie with Syrian refugees. We don’t need presidential candidates who whip us up into a state of fear and selfishness. Have we become blind also?
June Frost, Coral Gables
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