"The best storytellers are irredeemably mad, driven by a desire to express something that will actually make the world give a damn. As if the world cared! Such perversity lies beyond the understanding of most of us - of those not so enamoured with the creation of stories that there can be no thought of doing anything else."
- Billy Marshall Stoneking…
In separateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion sprawls the world’s true strength. We often feel sympathy more easily for fictional characters than for real people. One reason is that sometimes we get to know fictional characters more deeply than our family members and friends. Too often in real life, we keep aspects of our true selves concealed and fail to spot an important opportunity to bond with other human beings.