Kind People Will Now Reject Intimidation By Cowards Who Use Violence

Ray Katz
4 min readFeb 24, 2024

Cruelty, whether it’s practiced by Courts, by religious fanatics, or by gun crazy cultists, it will lose completely…because many of us are becoming fearless.

Photo by Hyunwon Jang on Unsplash

Sometimes, people can be stopped by force. But you can’t stop a fearless person with threats. Furthermore, you can’t prevent people from refusing to cooperate.

For example:

  1. Brave and kind people can ignore the words of cruel assholes wherever they may be propagated — in media, social media, wherever. Cruel assholes — who are emotionally dependent on our fear — well, they can commiserate with each other because WE will be living, enjoying ourselves and working together to fix what’s broken in the world. Not wasting our precious attention on them.
  2. Although we may not be able (yet) to openly defy evil by, say, quitting jobs at oil refineries because we don’t want to help people destroy our children’s Earth, we can quietly slow down our work, make “mistakes” and impede evil in a million tiny undetectable ways. Why not start now?
  3. We won’t engage in discussion with deranged people or people who act in bad faith. Nor will we bother trying to harm them. We will instead use our valuable time to help good people and those we love.
  4. Since we all have finite…



Ray Katz

Internet pioneer. But I’m most interested in stabilizing the Earth’s climate and promoting our common humanity.