The Revolution is Love
"An economist says 'more for you is less for me.' But the lover knows
that more for you is more for me too. If you love somebody, then their
happiness is your happiness. Their pain is your pain. Your sense of self
expands to include other beings.That's love. Love is the expansion of the self to include the other. And that's a different kind of revolution. There's no one to fight—there's no evil to fight. There's no 'other' in this revolution.
— Charles Eisenstein
This clip is from the forthcoming feature-length documentary Occupy Love from Ian MacKenzie and Velcrow Ripper.
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