Brock Turner was treated by the justice system like a child, while Cyntoia Brown, who literally was a child, was not.
Release the moments of pain in order to welcome moments of transformation.
How do we teach our kids to be empathetic but also to stand up to mean kids?
A smoker goes for a hike, decides that she's careful enough with her cigarettes to light up, and accidentally starts a forest
Intriguingly, people don't lie and cheat indiscriminately -- simply because they can get away with it. Even when there is no chance of being found out, people show some level of aversion to acting unethically. They want it both ways: to profit by dishonesty, but also to preserve some sense of themselves as moral beings.
Instead of dealing with the conflict that comes with both demanding and demonizing immigrants, we bury our heads away from the reality that conflict exists.