Empathy takes vulnerability and that is something that patriarchal society considers a liability and a weakness. Most people don’t know how to be vulnerable and empathetic in the face of what hurts and what they want to see change. And, you are absolutely right that if we burn this country to the ground, none of us will have any place to live.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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