“the same word recurs in endless profusion: hypocrite”. Empathy is in very short supply my friend and for genetic and social reasons: if we don’t cooperate (as one of my friends says “allow ourselves to be absorbed into the Borg collective”) we are killed or soon kill ourselves through self-harm. It was no surprise to me to hear of how your girlfriend was looked-at in China, and with your many experiences far exceeding mine, I’m sure you’ve seen much worse behavior. It’s not one country, one race, one ideology, it’s how human nature organizes itself and those who dominate regardless of where they are located on earth, know how to exploit it so well.

Please do not confuse what others do with your basic good heart, nature and valid ideas. I can’t call myself a “liberal” because I’ve never been rich enough and haven’t ever really called myself anything.

The ones who use these terms so loosely and ARE total hypocrites are

https://medium.com/real-in-other-words/what-white-americans-could-think-about-with-standing-rock-a10f0bad7011#.lkmdz0ldj

According to Harlan Ellison and my grandmother, “You’ll go far Amy, because you have heart.” Author of 40 books, former exec., Nebula Award nominee, Poor.

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