It was generous of Bruce MacLeod to give us a little taste of what it was like for a young man to face the reality of a broken back and a lifetime in a wheelchair.
He very astutely turned this into a metaphor for the life-changing impact of the loss of our forests as we know them.
No wonder communication on this point is a non-starter.
However, there are no shortage of places in this world that are drinking wine and farming sand because they didn’t look after their forests and watersheds.
Do we think we are so special this could never happen to us?