"When people see they have a common bond with members of another group, it changes the mindset of 'us against them' to one of 'we are in this together,' which is the mindset required for a society that seeks a shared identity and shared vision of the future."
Harry and Meghan are marrying today. Once again we will witness a circus for a fading empire, marriage between a prince and an American commoner, an orgy of Harry and Meghan fantasia and massive ratings and sales for TV and newspapers, raking in the mullah over the latest royal couple.
Success stories that involve innovative theatre companies are incredibly rare, so let's hear for Origin and its artistic director George Heslin, who this month is celebrating the conclusion of the company's dynamic 15th season.
Decades ago, a wise Irish cousin summed up motherhood with an adage: “Enjoy them — they’re only on loan to you”! I have come to see the wisdom and the universality of that. Life is fleeting, we are all only on loan to one another.