The bystander effect is watching some evil take place, but since we are watching
with others who are watching, and no one seems to be doing anything about the
evil, we go on watching and doing nothing about it.
— Carol Bly, Changing the
Bully Who Rules the World, 1996.
The human person shares with the jackass a kind of power which no group or
society, no other people, can take away: donkey power, the ever-present opportunity
to say no.
— First Sociology, 1982, p. 146.
A late-blooming azalea behind Oakes Garden Theatre, Niagara Falls, Canada. If, in this time of COVID-19, flowers bloom in a garden and no one is there to look at them, are they less beautiful?
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