February 14, 2014
Turkey, Tear Gas and Internet Lessons
Zeynep Tufekci, Medium
The Associated Press
TEAR GAS IS A GOOD TEACHER. It taught me that what they say is true: Awful conditions can bring out the best in people. It taught me that one can get used to almost anything, including a sensation of choking, and of impending death. It taught me to savor the simple pleasure of fresh air.