One man stands out. One detractor, one separate, truly, a man apart. In a quick survey, easy to miss, but once identified, impossible to ignore. Once he is noticed, all others lose their appeal. Quickly, questions arise; what is he thinking? Doesn’t he care of consequences of non-conformity to the masses? Is he sane? Is he driven by conviction? What are the convictions of a man risking his life and possibly the life of his family to stand, separate from the masses of nazi Germany, to make a statement; “I am separate”.
In our age, there seems to be no more non-conformists. There seems to be no one that stands apart. There are no more rebels. But is that true? Possibly, if we scan the crowd closer, we could find one. Continue reading “Be Ye Separate”