I was interested in this story and read it all the way through, but I didn’t like any of the characters. It’s true there are many unsavory people in the world, but the problem with spending time writing and reading about them is it normalizes them. The Milgram experiments after the Holocaust are relevant. They showed that about 2 out of 3 people (65%) are willing to do horrible things to other people if told to do so by an authority figure (or social group?). The one thing that affected this statistic was seeing someone else refuse to do the horrible thing. That gave others courage to follow suit. Examples matter and can change behaviors in other people. I want to read about good people, or people who at least are trying to be good and reach our human potential.

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Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave. https://medium.com/fourth-wave

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