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Empathy first, self righteousness second

Tessa Kum (@sirtessa), creator of the #illridewithyou hashtag. Article first published on her blog, here quoted from Junkee

The context surrounding this particular hashtag is both complex and multi-faceted — but I can say I’m proud of the way Australia responded to a racially charged terrorist event last week. Even if the whole damn thing hashtag was built on a lie, the resulting public response and conversation was completely worth it. Let’s just not let ourselves forget that it isn’t about us, about how we feel or about what we fear. Empathy first, self righteousness second. Image credit: ABC