a universal solvent

‘Empathy is like a universal solvent. Any problem immersed in it becomes soluble. Unlike the arms industry that costs trillions of dollars to maintain or the prison service and legal system that cost millions…to keep oiled, empathy is free. And unlike religion, empathy cannot by definition, oppress anyone.’ Writes Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of Cambridge University,... Continue Reading →

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Freedom Fighter

Last week I went on a 4 day trip with a colleague of mine to Durban and Johannesburg. During trip we met up with some very special people. Stella was one of these. Stella lives in Alexandra township in Johannesburg, Alex is the oldest township in the country and will celebrate its 100th anniversary next... Continue Reading →

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