Many of our Texan friends might echo the “Gimme Power!” sentiment. Days of rolling blackouts have caused monumental stress and challenge. They have also highlighted the thin line between normal life and desperation.
Can you relate to this? I’m often scouting for ways to prove I’m right and others are wrong. I’m not proud of it. Part of the strategy involves searching out the worst examples of peoples’ beliefs and behavior then deciding those things are characteristic and normative, even essentially a part of who they are.
Today is Human Rights Day. As you might imagine, with Coronapalooza running amok, celebratory events are pretty subdued and mostly virtual. Around the world people commemorate the United Nations’ adoption on December 10, 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The theme this year is Recover Better.