I used to think that the primary forces in our human experience weren't good and evil, but hope and fear.
And maybe, at the individual level - for you and I as we navigate our day to day existence - that's still the case.
But hope is not a strategy. Nor is it a substitute for action. In the same way that empathy won't fix the messes we're in.
Warning: this post might ruffle your feathers.
Hell, it ruffled my feathers and I'm the one who wrote it.
Ready? Let's talk about the problems with "hope".