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Change the World, One Thought at a Time

Twenty-four hundred years ago Socrates said: “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

What have we learned since humanity was gifted with that wisdom? The more we rush through our days, too distracted to pause and examine our beliefs, the more dangerous this world becomes.

If we refuse to empathize, emptiness is our due.  

An unarmed young man was killed while walking home from the store, committing the crime of wearing a hoodie after dark.  

If one of us is targeted by prejudice, we all are.

Our children sleep in clean, warm beds while other parents, torn by war, grieve unimaginable loss. Continue reading

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