The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed
Ursula K. Le Guin
22.03.17

 

“I saw that you can’t do anything for anybody. We can’t save each other. Or ourselves.”

 

“What have you left, then? Isolation and despair! You’re denying brotherhood, Shevek!” the tall girl cried.

 

“No—no, I’m not. I’m trying to say what I think brotherhood really is. It begins—it begins in shared pain.”