and when the night seems cloudy, know i will be there baby

went to the brooklyn botanical gardens today, i loved it. i gazed in awe at the sakaru cherry blossoms.  and tulips like i’ve never seen in my life. ok so i was reading reflections on gandhi by george orwell, and a certain passage struck me. mr. fischer asked gandhi about ww2, “being a strong pacifisit, what is your take on the jewish extermination? how do you propose to save them without resorting to war?” his answer appalled me and left me with my jaw dropped. according to the 1938 interview with mr. fischer, gandhi’s view “was that the german jews ought to commit collective suicide, which ‘would have aroused the world and the people of germany to hitler’s violence.’ after the war he justified himself: “the jews had been killed anyway, and might as well have died significantly.” free to interpretation, but i find it extremely unsettling coming from the epitome and icon of saintliness one day i will be lucky enough to get a boy who likes to give as much as i do  and i like the boys who comb fingers through my hair “who’s to say a star is not a freckle on the face of a giant?”

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