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  •  I think a song from South Pacific is relevant (4+ / 0-)
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    so let me post a clip of Mandy Patinkin singing it

    "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

    by teacherken on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 05:43:01 AM PDT

    •  Great musical. :) -nt (0+ / 0-)

      And God said, "Let there be light"; and with a Big Bang, there was light. And God said "Ow! Ow My eyes!" and in a flash God separated light from darkness. "Whew! Now that's better. Now where was I. Oh yea . . ."

      by Pale Jenova on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 08:52:06 AM PDT

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    •  actually experimental evidence (0+ / 0-)

      is showing that is wrong. We seem to have an inborn aversion to the "other." Babies show a preference for those that are mean to the "other" so it does seem to be tribal preferences.  That would of course have some evolutionary advantages if you recognized and favored your "tribe."

      You have to be taught to love and reach out
      Accept that differences are what life's about
      You have to be carefully taught.
      You have to be carefully taught.

      Apologies, Oscar.

      I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

      by samddobermann on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 01:38:55 AM PDT

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