I had a nightmare.
This sentence means something. Real. Cold. Glacial. Actual. It refers to the hatred, too often spread in our weekends, our lives, our heroes like Simone Veil, our children, like Ilan Halimi, and on our social networks…
This nightmare is that of the return of these idiotic feelings, turned into despicable, and unhuman actions. It is protean and it is all the more dangerous. It is the nonsense of a French human community, European, and global even, which has lost sight of its meaning, of its values, and therefore creates misinterpretations like they actually could be safety nets that save those who cling on to.
How can we act and react when confronted to these slips that tell a lot about ourselves? Stay still, do not move, minimize, put in perspective, and force oneself to understand why? The time to be satisfied with that is over.
What would Martin Luther King have done? Without doubt, he would have faced up to this nightmare: I have a dream. Beyond the simple dream, the expression of this dream. A dream of struggle, of denunciation, and, more of that, a shared, meaningful, audible dream… a dream which has been conveyed. A dream he would have used to mobilize everyone, while encouraging them to think about “us” and not “them”. Like Edouard Philippe, on Tuesday night, and many others, is not time to “start to communicate”?
Starting to communicate, that is to say using communication for a struggle denouncing the unacceptable. And doing it lastingly, continuously, repeatedly, as it is often appropriate to do so in communication.
Communication combined with educational methods is essential to the extent that there are so many young generations who are unaware of history that emotion prevails over reason, manipulation oversteps information and the loss of bearings increases the number of scapegoats.
Communication of relation, the one that creates social ties, is a fragile but very useful weapon for our collectivity, which simply has to keep going to enable us to live in a human democracy. At the time when artificial intelligence is feeding our globalist colloquiums, the emergency of the interhuman intelligence never seemed so vital.