It took the shine off ‘consensus’ as a core ideology. In the main, it was a catalyst for me to learn, and apply strategically, more analyses of economics and finance.
I became more aware of and committed to fighting a variety injustices. I became more aware of how class, privilege, mental health, disability and education affect people’s interactions with the world and with each other – including my own. I became simultaneously more hopeful and more despairing of ‘human nature’, if there is such a thing.