The Right to Write

The Right to Write

Jo Robinson

Empathy hurts. It is – or should be – a natural human emotion, but sometimes I think it can take the front and centre seat for too long, and then you are going to have problems. Just like any other feeling, if it hangs around all the time it’s going to make you a very unhappy bunny indeed. And I think that all the growing problems and evil things going on in the world right now are making for quite a little colony of unhappy bunnies on this rock we call home.

There’s no doubt that we have made a serious mess of things all over the world, and that if we haven’t already crossed the point of no return we can’t be too far away. Some people are very good at not seeing cruelty, and avoiding the thought of it to save themselves such empathetic pain, or feelings of…

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