When bad things happen, good men relax. This is not a superficial movement.
“And we know that all things work together for good.” Notice this especially: Not a few things or many things but all things. There is an arising consciousness around the world. Old structures are falling away as certain agents of transformation do their level worst to hasten the process.
Can the rape culture of a patriarchal institution—the military, the police, the prisons, fraternities et al—be changed? Well, no. And certainly not by another institution! It can be driven deeper underground and made more toxic, is all.
The good news is bad news first. That’s why, when misfortune comes, we must open our door to the black-robed stranger, motion him in and welcome him to a place by the fire.
Life is hard. If this is deeply felt and truly understood, it ceases to be so.