How easy it is to have a
when you’ve never met a participant.
Stories are not reality.
Chimamanda said we needed more diverse stories,
more possibilities, more points of view to see.
I think we need more reality.
More instances of truth in a World of
Onions have layers
Opinions have layers
Peel Away the outside context.
Peel Away the inside education.
Dig Into the central, foundational, elements of opinions
into their core.
Where did they come from?
How would they be different
if my life was different?
Who passed that idea on to me?
A family member?
Are your opinions yours
Or are they voices outside
that drown out your inside?
What is your inside – where has it been?
Has the dragon you are searching for
been there all along,
waiting for your waking mind to find it
What could it do if you let it roar?