“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs. Therefore,
avoid undue elation in prosperity or undue depression in adversity.”
– Socrates, Greek philosopher
“It wasn’t fair,” said Susan. “And no-one can tell me otherwise.”
“Define fair,” I replied, playing devil’s advocate. “What does fair look like?”
“I’ll tell you what it’s not,” she declared. “It’s not having your drunken father come home after a bender and decide that you’d make a great punching bag.” I was about to learn how unfair Susan’s upbringing had been and the stories were heartbreaking: thrown against the wall and knocked unconscious at age five when she stepped between her parents to b...
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