A Matter of Perspective

I used to live and work in New York. I loved it while I was there. Part of me could not imagine living anywhere else. New York is very consuming.

But when I left, I discovered how hard it had been to live in Gotham. So much stress. Dirt. Few trees. All the fun stuff cost a lot of money (which I did not have).

Sometimes, we cannot see things very clearly until we leave them.

Massive resistanceThat is what happens when societies change their ways. Fifty years after Massive Resistance, few in Virginia think it was a good idea.

New Hampshire has now approved same-gender marriage. As more states and countries move in this direction, there will come a moment when people will wonder, “What was all the fuss about?”