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It is not just individuals who seek validation, but sometimes an entire community, people, and even nations need validation of their collective experience.
Listening is an art, a therapy, a spiritual act, no less. But for listening to be effective, the listener has to do it with her heart, else the one being listened to finds no solace.
By shielding children from the plight of the poor and powerless aren’t we ensuring that they grow up into insensitive adults who shun such realities to avoid being ‘depressed’?