I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we’re lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it’s worse than fear – it’s active disengagement.

Ken Burns (b. 1953) American filmmaker
The Shambala Sun, “E Pluribus Unum,” Interview (Nov. 1997)

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