- Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:38 pm
An exchange with my kid, who older Mailwatchers will remember literally crawled on his hands and knees from one side to the other of this virus to even get to the khazi, centres upon the knife-edge difference between sympathy and compassion.
In short, it is easy for me to play the "We Go High" card when I haven't been through what he has. On the other hand, it is fact that, in pursuing herd immunity, Johnson wished this upon you, my family, himself, and his loved ones. Everyone.
Hence, the raging debate this evening about sympathy and compassion.
Jack believed in the inherent goodness of humanity, and felt a deep social responsibility to protect that. Through us all, Jack marches on.