What did you do? One day, a child is going to look you in the eyes. A child you know. It is going to name the things happening today as they are: exploitation of resources, poisoning of desires, indifference towards suffering, maximization of self-interests. And then the question follows: Did you really not know back then? Suddenly we begin to feel that it is affecting us and that we have to decide: looking and acting or looking away and refraining from doing anything.
In many moving examples, Andreas Salcher shows that each and every attempt, be it ever so small, to seize an opportunity has the potential to become a fascinating event. We don’t always have the opportunity to change the big things in the world, but we do have the power to correct the small ones.
»This is not a book about world improvement, but about self-improvement.«