Kevin is sick of comparing with others worse off than him. False gratefulness is consolation. True gratefulness is overflowing.
Ronson met an old lady who told him, “I don’t judge much of anybody for anything. Because until you walk in somebody else’s shoes, you do not know.”
John has a bad temper and has gone berserk several times at home. But it is only when he saw someone else fly into an uncontrollable rage (those wild eyes) that he realised how horrifying he must have appeared to his wife and children.
Now he feels like going back home to hug them all.