Thoughts and Prayers – Taki’s Magazine – Taki’s Magazine

Nevertheless, there seems to me to be something faintly coercive about these public demonstrations of emotion, as if those who do not join in are somehow failing in their duty or are lacking in proper feeling.
— Read on www.takimag.com/article/thoughts-and-prayers/

I have often pondered this and have never participated in a public vigil. Grieving is a very personal thing for each of us.