Interview with an Upstander
Brian is a friend I met a while back who has amazed me in many ways. He is an activist
and he believes that one man can indeed change the world. He is always advocating for a wide
range of issues ranging from societal injustice to income inequality and gender discrimination.
Brian has always fascinated me with his zeal and passion for others. He has a drive that is not
tied to personal gains or any other strings. I conducted an interview with him to understand
where he gets his inspiration from and what triggered him to be a revolutionary.
Me: Hello, Brian. Glad you could make time for this meeting. I know you are a busy man with
tight schedules—I mean, court cases to research for, grievances to listen to, and policies to
Brian: Its nothing much. This is part of the course actually. If I were here to talk about
something different, then that would be a different case. As of now though, I am in my line
of duty and thank you so much for the opportunity.
Me: Well, let us get to business. I have known you for close to two years now but how would
you describe yourself? Who...