‘No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.’ Anthony Trollope (1815-82), Victorian novelist
And with that one short phrase we have an incisive look into the human condition.
When something is an issue for us, we believe it’s an issue for everyone.
When something’s not an issue for us, we have a hard time understanding what ‘they’ are getting so worked up about.
Imagine if we could intuit everyone’s ado. If we could get inside it and roll around in understanding.
Now that’s perspective.