Why is it that catastrophes, ironically, bring us together?

Most of us will stop to pick up the fallen as we run from an avalanche, a flood, a burning building…yet there’s always the few who will continue to stampede. In the same way, the bond between us all, while we battle for life, seems to melt away color, race, religion, socio-economic status and gender. While most of us gather fleeting insight about what really matters in life, some cling instead to ignorance and the need to feel superior. Read More »