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Bush “I’m not a racist!” but What Else is His Failure of Empathy

Last week when Oprah Winfrey interviewed GW Bush he raged once again about being called a racist because of how he handled New Orleans after Katrina.  Oprah gave him the opportunity to understand the other side, even if possible to … Continue reading

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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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