When sufferings become unendurable the cries are no longer heard.


“The first time it was reported that our friends were being butchered there was a cry of horror. Then a hundred were butchered. But when a thousand were butchered and there was no end to the butchery, a blanket of silence spread. When evil-doing comes like falling rain, nobody calls out “stop!”………When crimes begin to pile up they become invisible. When sufferings become unendurable the cries are no longer heard. The cries, too, fall like rain in summer.”

Bertolt Brecht

This made me think of the amazing lack of resistance to the ConDem’s since the banking crisis.

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One response to “When sufferings become unendurable the cries are no longer heard.

  1. The quotation brings to mind the Jasenovac concentration camp which I had never heard of until just a few days ago. The fact that I’d never heard of it could be explained by what Bertolt Brecht said.

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