We’re all strong enough to endure someone else’s tragedy.
I used to add this line to every single one of the novels I wrote.
It seems to me that the most technologically advanced era in human history is one of isolation and desensitisation.
What I mean by that?
Walk into any coffee shop or bar and you’ll see folks reading news on their phone (it used to be newspapers, now it’s social media), TV preaching all sorts of tragedies, fires, deaths, and chaos.
It seems the world is busy 24/7 on destroying itself.
Of course, this is but a biased perspective thay we are being fed, but nonetheless…
It’s what we see all around us. Despair. Violence. In movies, art, video-games, news, you name it.
And whether or not it turns us into creatures of violence, I am quite certain it makes us less sensitive to our inner humanity. And…
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