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It is just the way it goes

From a very young age, we have to adapt to fact that we are are part of hierarchic systems. A family is a hierarchic system, and so is a kindergarten class. We must find our position in the pyramid of status. Not always obvious. Some of us broke a precious vase by mistake and found out that it had a higher status than a child... but this is how we learned how it works. If it can break you and be forgiven, it has a higher status than you. If you can temper with it and not be punished, you have the higher status. And this just how it works and for the most part, it costs too much and is too risky, to challenge the status quo so we just accept it. Accept our status and accept the system. And all forms of discrimination and injustice are the emergent results of this process. And if you ever decide to challenge the system, beware most, not of those that their status you challenge, but of those who are most afraid to challenge the system themselves. Those who managed to persuade themselves very strongly that this is how things must be. They are the ones who are most likely to point a gun at you and shoot.
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What Do The Protests in Seoul Look Like Now?
This past Friday the Korean Constitutional Court (think of it as the US Supreme Court) ruled unanimously that Park Geun Hye should be officially impeached. Since most of the country wanted this (at her lowest I think she has a 10% approval rating) there were massive celebrations in the streets. There were musicians, free food stalls, and fireworks. Now of course there are plenty of (mostly elderly) people rioting and claiming that this is the end of democracy (when really its just an example of democracy working...) but they are in contained areas surrounded by police. As far as I know 2 people died and many more are injured but its been due to violence by the pro-Park side (for example, the rioters were trying to flip over a police bus and knocked over a speaker which fell and killed an elderly man who was part of the riot...) I walked through the celebration area the day after the announcement if you'd like to take a look and hear the sounds. Skip to 4:20 unless you want to see my friends new cafe opening party haha :) If you could all do me a really big favor: Please give this video a thumbs up on YouTube here. People have been leaving incredibly nasty comments targeting myself and my family (I have deleted and blocked most of them) and this video now has some of the most down-votes I've ever had on a video :/ That would really mean a lot! Thank you ㅠㅠ Korea now has to vote for a new president so that will be starting as we speak :)