A stereotype is an image, often incorrect, that is sustained without change. Immersion into a sea of faces unlike your own requires a shift in perspective, a strain to understand the new ‘normal.’ Contradictions in what you see and experience begin to reconcile when you change your point of view to comprehend the situation. Concepts like community and hospitality take shape into an unexpectedly living form that causes changes in yourself and how you affect the world around you.
….I don’t like it as much now. It’s clunkier….