ATA Webzine

ATA's Electronic Magazine for Artists of the San Francisco Bay Area

Issue#5, Letter from the Editor

Kathleen Quillian, Managing Editor

It's easy to turn a blind eye to those whose ideas, beliefs or ways of life are different than the accepted norm. It is easier still to keep silent a minority population who do not have access to adequate standards of living or the tools and resources to create change for themselves. To open up discussion to different voices and view points would spark a range of emotions, from trepidation to desire, and a civilized society certainly does not sully itself with such abject behavior. Worse yet, things may actually change and where would our ruling class be then?