This is a really interesting perspective and one I hadn't considered before. I do try to tread the line of asking permission when writing some of my nonfiction and memoir. Putting ourselves out there as writers can be an ethically tricky business.

I'm glad the situation was resolved and you had a good, open and honest conversation with your friend.

Thank you for sharing your insights and experience with Age of Empathy, Zed.

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