“Peace of mind" surfaces at the moment of excusing (or hiding complicity with) “lies” via non-disclosure. Singer claims no resistance, just that, at moments, he's left "cold" by such a realization. At this moment, not "breaking rocks" but still producing the grit of abject-ness. Erosion, always at a glacial pace. Revolution becomes the moment of the privileged subject's silence, the moment that alterity ceases to be contained, according to Levinas, within a thought.