Responsibility

The problem was, and remains, hegemony. Who has hegemonic control over the subject of argument, and what terminology might be used to discuss the situation we find ourselves in? (For example: when to use the terms ‘ex-pat’ versus ‘immigrant’). What it is to actually use the term democracy as it was originally intended (by the Greeks, ironically!): the principle of participation and autonomy, as opposed to decision-making at a distance. What is it to hold responsibility in your hands, dangerous and frightening though that may be?