Yes, 2016 was a bad year, but this one is somehow worse. I, like many, am feeling the burn of compassion fatigue, but it behoves us to keep caring.
Fortunately, the incident aboard the Malaysian Airlines flight yesterday wasn’t Terrorism. Crisis averted, sure, but as we wipe our brows in relief, are we ignoring the more pressing issues?
The two cases of Abdel-Magied and Quadrant display how quick we are to judge, and show our inability to differentiate between something worth our outrage, and something not.