Telescopic philanthropism

When we care much more about Objects of Pity far away, about whom we can do little, and who can have no impact on the local power relations which we are currently benefitting from… Props to Charlie Dickens

PS Most of the way through an extraordinary novel called Human Love, by Andrei Makine. One of the observations – once a revolution is old enough to have Western tourists, it’s on its way out…


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