Patrick West

The war in Ukraine is not about you

Anna Lynne McCord

In times of war and strife it’s only natural to feel anxious and worried. It’s a normal, primal reaction. What’s not normal, however, is to conspicuously advertise that fact, and to use a calamity to let the world know what a deeply concerned and conspicuously compassionate person you are.

Not for the first time in living memory a serious global issue has been reduced to the self, refracted through the prism of me.

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