Why care about a stranger when you think, my struggle. Why care about an associate when you think, my anxiety. Why care about a kind friend when you think, my expense. Why care about a family when you think, I’m rushed. Why care about a dear child when you think, my shrill will be always prior to yours. I’m kind enough because I know someone else will protect you, I tell myself as I go to bed. But apathy is contagious as narcissism is and now no one is there to protect my closest. My child, my family, my dear friend, my associate, much less this stranger as I look at my mirror and fade away.
Do you know the answer to why care about a stranger?You are looking at yourself. If you truly know yourself, then you would care because you would know who you are beneath all those layers of suffering.