The Participation Blog

Trusting Strangers

In spite of what Mom said, I frequently ride in cars with strangers. I travel a lot so I’ve come to rely on and trust Lyft and Uber. Now, normally I’m not a very good passenger – I much prefer to be the one driving. But I’ve become comfortable with being picked up by strangers in front of airports and street corners. Trust in all institutions continues to erode while trust in people that we don’t know is going through an interesting evolution. Watch this.