A strikingly indecent society

What made being alive almost worthwhile to me, besides music, was all the saints I met, who could be anywhere. By saints I mean people who behaved decently in a strikingly indecent society.

and:

It is daylight in Afghanistan. There are many unwelcome fires there, and, many, many human beings are trying to put them out.

– Kurt Vonnegut / photo credit

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