We’ve all felt the prickle of embarrassment when we witness someone very publically falls over. But, why?
America is a country fast reaching divisive apathy, however, Hanif Abdurraqib points to another way to heal, as they have before, through the power of music.
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.
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.
My digestion of the coverage of Hurricane Harvey highlighted something galling. The gale forced empathy beaming from those who report on it is clear to see.
I have a problem, one that I’ve been able to curb. But recently, I’ve had a relapse. I’ve been sparring with people on Internet comment boxes.
The recent soulless actions of the world prompt the question: has our idea of morality shifted? Science says yes, the heart says no. What do the experts say?
Our family home was one of the victims of the Sydney Storms, but instead of compassion, we were met by unspoken “serves you right” smugness.
Like driving a car, Facebook can be negotiated without incident, but Karl Nicholas can see how even a polite and intelligent user might become embittered…