“The longer we live, the more we find we are like other persons.”
— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
This week, the beginning of a new series entitled "Between These Eyes of Ink," which dissects and considers quotations and the insights they contain. For our inaugural episode, we're looking at the words of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., who said "The longer we live, the more we find we are like other persons". Is Holmes referring to all people? Does the word "persons" have particular significance? What does this perspective say about human empathy over time?If you enjoy the show, we've launched a Patreon page and could really use your help!