How do we scale up these wonderful, individual acts to create a society where it is unthinkable that frostbite is common among the homeless? Or better still: Where it is unthinkable that anyone be homeless?
New York City Police Officer Larry DePrimo offered a homeless man true human kindness -- basic goodness -- no strings attached, no dogma connected, no qualifications required or requested. Religions have been started with less.
Police officers and brass of smaller burghs take note: nowadays most New Yorkers show great respect to the NYPD. And not because they demand it with violence, bullying, or bossiness -- but because of officers like Larry DePrimo.