Social Apathy: Why do we choose to look away?
I will never forget the day when I turned “bad.”
It was hot and humid in tropical Cambodia and the sun had already awoken from its slumber hours ago. With glistening beads of sweat streaming down their faces, two girls, no more than 10 years old, approached me and put forth a basket of handmade bracelets, each covered in a fine layer of dirt. A sign below one of the girl’s baskets read “1 for 1,000…Continue
As the sun dipped beneath the horizon to draw December 19, 2016 to a close, millions of cheery lights in all shades of red, green, and yellow flickered to life, showering Berlin in a warm glow. Men, women, and children merrily walked the streets by Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, unaware that by 8:02 PM, 12 people would lay dead and another 56 would be injured in a truck attack which ISIL claimed responsibility for. The recent ‘2016 Berlin Attack’ is but one of the many…Continue