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.

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