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Why Empathy Requires Equality Among All Human Beings?

The politics of empathy insists on equality.  We cannot truly empathize with another unless we put ourselves on equal footing with her or him or them.  Empathy has room neither for inferior dependents nor for superior aggressors (for all superiority … Continue reading

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How the “Mosque Controversy” is Linked to Ongoing War

When the Muslim community center controversy over its location near Ground Zero otherwise known as the Mosque controversy broke out, my first reaction was a powerful sense of familiarity, almost a feeling of déjà vu. Thinking yes, we’ve seen this … Continue reading

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