I recently watched an interview on YouTube that felt earth-shattering. It was the personal story of a young prostitute called Kelly. Her horrific story, described in a largely emotionless voice, impacted me and many others greatly.
We’ve all told a few porky pies on our résumés in our search to find the perfect position. I know I have. The stakes get higher, however, the more prominent the position.
If you’ve ever watched a YouTube or Instagram video by some popular social media influencer, you’ve probably witnessed cyber-bullying.
The International Bill of Human Rights does not enforce rights, it indicates them. It holds us to a basic standard of compassion. But it requires that we hold those we place in power, fully accountable for the enactment of those rights.
We all have parts of ourselves that want to behave badly and get away with it. We have judgemental thoughts and biases. We are full of prejudices and presumptions. We want to be paid attention to and heard, sometimes even when we’re at our most unreasonable. Perhaps especially, when we’re at our most unreasonable.