What is my point?

As some of you may know, I am due to become a father for the second time in October. This impending addition has made me think about the impact I have had on the world.

There are the obvious costs to the planet for sustaining my life. Whether that is CO2 released into the atmosphere, the waste I create, or the environmental toll caused by the production of my food.

There are also some positives… somewhere. Hopefully I have made some people happy (one married me, so can’t be too bad), but I know I have probably made some people sad. Beyond environmental or emotional, it is actions that we are judged on, so what have I added to humanity in my 30-odd years? Continue reading “What is my point?”