Live all you can: It’s a mistake not to.
What would your superpower be? To be able to show people that we are linked, not ranked.
I hesitate to use the word special. But she is in fact a very special person. Thank God for her.
I loved that Guardian piece -- they have really been writing some incredible stuff. I hope you are well --
If I could become a superhero, I would be Gloria Steinem.
I'd be able to create empathy. In anybody. See the world, feel it, through the people they are hurting. Which would augment the above, I think. Hard to hurt someone if you can feel their pain too.
Very cheering to hear from other Guardian readers, especially those who live in foreign parts. Your choice is admirably self-abnegatory, mine was more pragmatic and developed in the period when the IRA was bombing Brits. I dreamt of being invisible so I could mingle in their planning meetings, pick up the dates and times and forestall the bombings. Now those days are over and I'd settle for perfect pitch.