Mitch Horowitz
1 min readJul 30, 2019

Yes. There are different forms of power — as described in the piece, I define power as personal agency. An artist has power. A civil resister has power. A poet has power. Power is personal means. I believe that it is what we’re all seeking; sometimes for beautiful ends, sometimes for corrupt ends, but most often with fitful uncertainty because we’re not permitted to acknowledge it (e.g., “a predilection to be battled”).

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Mitch Horowitz

"Treats esoteric ideas & movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness"-Washington Post | PEN Award-winning historian | Censored in China