It is easy to hover over an issue
Like a cursor
Making assertions from a safe distance
Holding assumptions that ruffle no feathers,
Sharing safe opinions
Making generic recommendations
And not be held accountable for them.
For many things in this life,
That is all that is needed –
To have a general idea
To know just enough to be dangerous
But not useful.
It’s quite another to get invested
In problems that you care about,
To risk having your own myths
To be confronted by inconvenient realities,
To sit with uncomfortable questions
To not be so sure anymore.
To double click
Is to follow your curiosity
Into places where you might not be in control
And to participate in the process
Of uncovering versions of the story
That are closer to the truth
Regardless of the outcome.