Quiet Until the Thaw - Part 1, A Warning – You Choose Watson’s Very Vigorous Rage Summary & Analysis

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The narrator discusses how violent oppression of a people’s way of life ripples through their society and eventually is taken out on the land. The narrator acknowledges that there is a belief that to assimilate into the White Man’s ways provides a false sense of security. It only forces Native Americans to become something other than themselves (113). The narrator goes on to describe Eugene “Gene” Cernan’s experience on the moon. He saw the wonders of space and felt that humanity must find a way to change its ways. The narrator sympathizes with the aliens who might encounter the White Man in space, remembering the small pox epidemic caused by their blankets.

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