“Consider the role of fear…”
During my various stays in Hawaii I have become acutely aware of the homeless situation in Paradise. On a number of occasions an extremely friendly person would come up and start talking to me and then ask for money. I have sometimes given the person a little money or some food that I might have been carrying home from a restaurant’s meal. One time when I declined to give one guy some money he became very agitated and shouted it was clear that I was a tourist and tourists don’t leave home without money so I was lying! Luckily my bus pulled up at that moment and I virtually sprang up into it and away from his tirade! These interactions with Hawaii’s homeless have caused me to reflect upon the issue in a way I never did before.
Consider the role of fear in the life of…
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