… we are each of us angels with only one wing,
and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Lucian de Crescenzo
But getting to “embrace” in our times isn’t easy. Watch Free Hugs again: what does it take to begin overcoming the obvious wariness, distrust, and fear of physical contact? How long to begin to dissolve it?
Boxing is okay, and football, with its “hit ’em again, harder, harder”, is okay. But rescuing hugs? How many lonely angels wander on foot among us?