Out of Touch: Questioning My Liberalism

It has just occurred to me that there is absolutely no way I can understand a lot of our (society’s, I guess) problems.  How am I to understand inner-city kids and the entire mess that surrounds them?  I’m on the outside, fortunately I want to say, however, how am I to prescribe a prescription for something I can’t and won’t ever be able to appreciate?

I say stop tearing down the rain forests, but I’m not struggling to survive in an undeveloped and half-civilized part of a country either.  If I saw my survival flashing in front of me I might do far worse than tear down trees.

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