Smugness, exceptionalism, complacency, hubris… have so much to answer for, especially at a momentous moment such as this.
For months, we have been in a bubble, consumed, mesmerized by two obscenely rich and powerful people vying to rule over us, even if from afar. Meanwhile, the planet spirals out of control.
A swig of humility, an ounce of contemplation, a taking of stock, a pause… would go a long way.
Then, let’s get active and set about the challenges we face together, building bridges, restoring mutual trust, moving ourselves, our community, our world forward with good humour and oodles of resilience.