Sometimes Saving the World Really Sucks

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Harry Potter was one of author Veronica Roth’s earliest influences. Photograph: AlamyVeronica Roth is the bestselling author of the Divergent novels, which were adapted into a series of popular films. She says that the story of the series’ hero, Tris Prior, was influenced by some of her…

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Hackers Are Trolling My Virtual Recovery Meetings With Racist Attacks And I Don’t Feel Safe

“Try not to take these attacks personally.” This is the opening statement from a Google Doc sent to me by a 12-step “old-timer” earlier today.   “To those in recovery programs, know that these disruptors are not targeting your specific recovery meetings specifically. These are teenagers, gamers, attacking the Zoom platform itself. The attackers don’t seem…

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