Tapestry

Reconnecting with those left behind

Author Irshad Manji argues adversarial behaviour toward people you disagree with holds back social progress. How do you ask for forgiveness after you abandon everything? Mathieu Arsenault, a filmmaker who suffers from bipolar disorder, is trying to answer that question.
Mathieu Arsenault's bipolar disorder led him on a quixiotic journey away from reality and sent him on a 'divine mission'. (Submitted by Caroline Rompré)
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Author Irshad Manji argues adversarial behaviour toward people you disagree with holds back social progress. 

"When you are willing to hear, you in turn are more likely to be heard. And that is the simple, iron-clad law of human psychology."

How do you ask for forgiveness after you abandon everything? Mathieu Arsenault, a filmmaker who suffers from bipolar disorder, is trying to answer that question after a manic episode sent him from his family in Quebec to quixotic quest in California.

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