Last night, I finished listening to Malcolm Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point, on Audible.
In the last 15 minutes, he discusses immunity. He talks about how, as a society, we’ve become immune to unwanted calls from telemarketers through the use of caller ID and voicemail. At the time of his publishing, we were becoming immune to unwanted email by reading less of it and often not responding unless it’s coming from someone we know and trust.
He makes the point that, “When people are overwhelmed with information and develop immunity to traditional forms of communication, they turn instead, for advice and information, to the people in their lives who they respect, admire, and trust.”
It made me think of us.
On this journey to love more, we have to resist immunity along the way.
We are more connected to the world than ever before. We can see more and do more than any group of people …