Yes and No

Double Negative (black and white photograph)
Double Negative (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis
Double Negative (black and white photograph)
Double Negative (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis

What is a rebel? A man who says no, but whose refusal does not imply a renunciation. He is also a man who says yes, from the moment he makes his first gesture of rebellion.

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Rebellion cannot exist without the feeling that, somewhere and somehow, one is right… The rebel … says yes and no simultaneously… In every act of rebellion, the rebel simultaneously experiences a feeling of revulsion at the infringement of his rights and a complete and spontaneous loyalty to certain aspects of himself.

-Albert Camus, The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt

Untitled (black and white photograph)
Untitled (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis

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