Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on How Our Choices Shape the World


My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize, Author: Jody Williams.

By Maria Popova – “People say, “Oh, I’m not interested in politics.” Every single thing you do is politics, because the interaction of human beings is politics writ large.

“I believe that we have to feel empowered to make that choice. And if we choose to feel passionate about something and do nothing, it is a choice — you’ve chosen to do nothing. And, believe me, there are other people who will step into that gap, take your power, and use to accomplish what they want.” more>

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