Society in general, and particularly Maltese society, is unkind to a woman who has an abortion. Why not show empathy rather than judgment? You do not know what a person is going through; you are not in her shoes.
Labour is riding a wave of economic growth, but what lies behind this economic success and what is in store for Malta’s economy in the future? What is happening on the ground and what do the numbers really tell us?
The fear of witnessing the pain of others is caused by our empathy coupled with an intense feeling of powerlessness. And sympathy may even be a highly misleading path to trod on, if it does not encourage us to reflect on the reasons for horrors to occur.