You are stronger than you think

Updated: Oct 17, 2020

The last I checked we are living in the 21st century. We’ve experienced the Enlightenment, entered into the “modern” era, phased through “postmodernity,” and now are in some ambiguous phase of history that surely must be defined by utmost civility and a deep concern for the dignity of humanity. Many of us, especially in the United States, experience the benefits of living in a civilized society on a daily basis: well-established laws protecting citizens, a dedicated police force to ensure our rights are protected, ample food, shelter, clean water, and sanitation.