Michael McDonald

Oct 1, 2018

5 min read

Three Dimensions of Consent

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Consent is important. Don’t underestimate the power of something as simple as asking “Would you like a hug?” (and pausing to make sure that their yes is a yes not an acquiescence) instead of just hugging someone. In a just, compassionate, and enlightened society asking for consent is something that would happen naturally. But in our current society, consent is a revolutionary act. Instead of riding on our egos and expectations, we make our…