You’ll find lots of social commentary around the world about whether people have become more desensitized and less caring than the past.
In the UK, there was a social experiment, earlier this year, involving two children left on their own for 60 minutes in a busy shopping centre. According to reports, just one person stopped – over 600 were filmed walking by.
The issue of personal responsibility is important – how we interact, when we intervene and the choices we make. Sadly, for some of the big issues in the world I believe there is a tendency to leave the problem to someone else.
Climate change is one example. The drift in recent years has been away from the role of individuals to rely solely on organisations and governments for answers.