The Trouble Market

If all people came together, each one offering their own private troubles in exchange for someone else’s, everybody, having gotten a good look at their neighbors’ burdens, would happily go home with the same ones they had brought with them.

– Herodotus, Histories 7.152, translated by Erik Jensen

Herodotus, reminding us all not too judge others too harshly. Everyone has their own troubles that you may not see. We can all use a little compassion in our lives.

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