Perhaps the most intense education in learning this is to travel. I’ve written about this elsewhere, but suffice it to say that I weary of the smugness of comfortable Westerners who bitch about mindless inconveniences when plenty of women have to walk endless miles for a bucket of water, are raped along the way or don’t come back at all. You and I waste that amount of water when we brush our teeth. This isn’t a slam so much as a wake up call. We have no clue what we have. Until you and I have lost it all, and I have, we have no clue

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