Titirangi Storyteller

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Walking the Dog

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The media would have us believe that as long as we are afraid, everything will be okay. It took me a while to cotton on to this very absurd notion. Being afraid doesn’t protect you from anything – it just makes your life so much less pleasant. I’ve opted to give up the fear.

Mind you, I remain sensible – I lock my doors and look both ways when crossing the street and rarely wander down dark alleys in strange neighbourhoods in the dead of night.

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Written by Titirangi Storyteller

16/01/2011 at 11:12 pm

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  1. Manhattan thrives on the fear of women. The subway is full of posters. The magazines are full of signals. They want your money, and they want your obedience. Oh yes, and your silence.

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    kolembo

    16/01/2011 at 11:37 pm

  2. There’s money in fear. And money in desire. Not much money in joy and contentment. Once upon a time the battle cry was “Take back the night!” I want to rewrite it and declare “Take back the joy!”

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