In this episode, Becca reads a letter she wrote and read that encapsulated what it felt like to be on the oppressed side of a class division within the microcosm of a volunteer farm in southern Chile.
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Sometimes reality is fucking crazy and surreal.
Late into my time volunteering at a farm in Southern Chile, following a blissful 6 weeks of slinging a shovel on the construction team, there was a microcosmic revolution that I took some part in.
On the grand scale of revolutions, the timeline for this was incredibly swift.
Although the conflict had been slowly building for weeks, the catalyst for the explosion of emotion began on March 5th. The letter you're about to hear was written on March 8th, read to the people on March 9th, read to the founder of the farm on March 10th, and read to the volunteer leaders on March 12th.
I'm sharing this because I believe the approach is one example of how the beginning of conflict resolution can occur in way that puts love at the forefront.
The image for today's post was taken moments before the third reading of this letter.
As always, enjoy!