I often have words to say about my disagreement with societal trends and government decisions. Today is a day to reflect on how fortunate we actually are, something we take for granted.
I’ve been waking up every morning to headlines about the protests in Myanmar, and have to remember that although I have complained in the past about allowing protests to block rush hour traffic, we have to temper that with the knowledge that we live in a country where we can protest without worrying about when the government is going to send the army to gun us down.
We should never forget this, and the bravery of people like the Buddhist Monks who are spearheading these protests, knowing that when they step out on the road they may be killed for what they believe in.
It’s something we take for granted here. We shouldn’t.