Often we’re far too busy with our own problems to hear out those of strangers. Recently, I crossed this void and became a tourist in other people’s problems.
Groupthink is the cornerstone of our social education. We join the club because everyone else does. But can we rescind our membership?
We pass many in our life, but if we stop to address the horror instead of recoiling from it, then the lessons we can glean are lasting.
After spending nine years on the streets, I’ve come to realise that shame is something that cripples us all. Even if we don’t see it through the masks we wear.