Nothing terribly profound to end 2012 or begin 2013 except a nagging
feeling sense that so many people we care about just cannot bring themselves to recognize where this all heads. For whatever reason, and I really don’t understand it, it’s like a punch in the gut when you see someone deny, concede, or acquiesce in the comment section. I find myself of similar perspective to the face in this artwork.
“Denial” plays a key role in the life of a victim, and those who allow themselves the comfort of non-control within victimhood. I’ll never be comfortable as a victim, regardless how much people demand.Even if personal responsibility, ethics, self-reliance and self-worth are of no value in the new progressive America, I will not open my hand to accept the crust of bread – I’d rather be dead on the outside too.