This statement was made by Abbie Hoffman, one of the “Chicago 7” put on trial (which lasted five months) for bringing thousands of people to Chicago to protest the US war in Vietnam in the 1960’s. Sacha Baron-Cohen played Abbie Hoffman in the 2020 film, The Trial of the Chicago 7. It is fabulous.

When I think about passion in its purest form, I think of people who make statements like this; people who awaken to the higher…