New York City moves fast and aspirations soar higher than skyscrapers. The philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre described it as a place for people who can focus to infinity and whenever he stopped walking quickly, he felt anxious.
When I attend social functions, people focus on my disability. No matter how hard I try to discuss the news or the hottest restaurant, people always revert back to my lack of sight. And at gay parties, people tend to ask more intimate questions.
Last week, hundreds of HuffPost readers met up to discuss the news in various different locations around the world. This week, we hope that even more of you will meetup with each other, discuss current events and share your reactions with us.
This week marks the inaugural session of HuffPost Thursdays, a Meetup to talk about the news. In order to make the discussion as fulfilling as possible, we thought we might suggest some topics for you to think about.