Texas SWU student: “People seem to be critical of the hope that you put in your work. I was just wondering how you felt about those kinds of critiques.”

Tony Kushner: “As far as I’m concerned, it’s an ethical obligation to look for hope. It’s an ethical obligation not to depair if you can possibly not depair. If you look, there’s always a possibility of finding a place where action can change the course of things.”

– from the superb documentary Wrestling with Angels