The Danger of Neutrality

By Anna Baltzer

Staying neutral in controversial situations is the moral high ground, right? Wrong. It's the exact opposite.

Author and inspirational speaker Anna Baltzer explains how neutrality is a dangerous trap -- and an illusion. Taking a side, not impartiality, is what really helps resolve conflicts. Not only is it the right thing to do, but your own liberation depends on it.

Posted March 19, 2018

 

Anna Baltzer is an award-winning lecturer, author, and organizer for freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people. She is Director of Organizing & Advocacy at the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR)  At USCPR, Baltzer specializes in organizing boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaigns targeting institutions complicit in Israel's violations of international law, as well as connecting the dots between oppression of communities from the U.S. to Palestine, and beyond. Learn more about Baltzer at www.AnnaInTheMiddleEast.com . This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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