Harrasment? Fear? Mistrust? Political populism? Well, the meaning has become so complex with all the distortions and prejudices created by our political affairs, social disconnectedness, and their consequential mistrust and fears, that a kiss is not a kiss anymore. Where did we leave compassion? love? solidarity? gratefulness? human empathy?
Not only the human complexities of these two events grabbed my attention, but the way I learnt about them. Enjoy the power of these conversational voices , unitedirelander and geriatric1927, expressing their frustration and struggle to make sense of a kiss, a kiss.