August 22 + 23 | Roulette | Brooklyn

Zine

#Speech4Breakfast: Day 1

Aung San Suu Kyi  – “Freedom from Fear”

“Concepts such as truth, justice and compassion cannot be dismissed as trite when these are often the only bulwarks which stand against ruthless power.”

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Noble Peace Prize winner who is also the head of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar. Suu Kyi spent many years in detention for her efforts as a Democratic organizer. In 1990 Suu Kyi led her party to victory in the national elections but the military dictatorship refused to give up control. Her “Freedom for Fear” was speech was given during this period.

Stage Manager Jhanae Bonnick reads the first #speech4breakfast

“It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it… Read More