Crossing the T

Life at the intersection of Church and Trans with Rev. Allyson Robinson

Can I Quote You? Saul Alinsky on the freedom to act

Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you’re free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.

Activist and organizer Saul Alinsky (1909-1972)

And a thought from me: Alinsky is regarded by many to be the father of modern grassroots activism. Read his principles, and especially his 13 tactical rules for activism at the Free Range Activism Virtual Library.

(Thanks to the Bilerico Project.)

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2 Comments»

  Bil Browning wrote @

I’m glad you liked the quote, Allyson. Alinksy’s books are must reads for any activist.

  lucas wrote @

i read rules for radicals back when i was in chicago. it’s good stuff. i love how creative his approach is.


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