I’m so sorry

I’m so consumed by Russia’s war on Ukraine, I can’t focus on anything else.

There are so many angels to this terrible tragedy. And it’s not enough to say “tragedy”. Tragedy is when there is an earthquake or tsunami; when there is death of suffering because of the circumstances we don’t fully control. Putin’s aggression is that — aggression. It’s a purposeful act of destroying human life, of ruining peace, of denying millions — whether in Ukraine or Russia — a chance to build peaceful, prosperous lives. Few lives are peaceful or prosperous in the first place. To live is to suffer. As human beings, even in…



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Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day.