I think this all goes to show that we all as humans are naturally wired to be stupid.
we have an immense and infinite capacity to love, but also to be cruel– on a whim.
and that’s what we need to remind each other of– to be the better of our natural selves. to not do stupid shit that will traumatize someone for the rest of her life. to not do stupid shit that will hurt your future and traumatize those close to you. to not do stupid shit that will jeopardize your integrity, past, present, and future. to not do stupid shit simply because it’s stupid and bad.
but then this begs the question: who or what is the ultimate teacher in preventing you from doing the stupid things?
we humans are only as good as the other humans of this planet; your older friend, your more experienced friend, your more sagacious friend.. only as good as the next.
we in the end of the day are not