On Capacity

We hear an awful lot about capacity. We hear it in phrases such as "we need to build capacity in our young people","this community doesn't have the capacity to change", and"Chris, your capacity to understand the world is diminishing over time". Okay, the last one is autobiographical but you get my point.

Eyes Wide Open

There are moments in people's lives when there eyes are forced open to the wider world around them. These moments can take place after looking at a photograph, reading a story, watching a video. . .whatever. When these moments occur our ability to empathize increases.