Love, Imagination and Workers' Comp

Gabrielle Lis

Listening to workers' perspectives on the system can be painful, but might help us move beyond blame and suspicion.

As someone who is currently struggling through the writing of her first novel, I have grown increasingly appreciative of the difficulties involved in understanding other people’s points of view. Despite the many pleasures of writing fiction, the attempt to imaginatively transport myself outside myself and see the world, even momentarily, through the eyes of someone else has been unexpectedly painful. Painful not only because it re...

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Published 11 October, 2009