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Sun Aug 1, 2021, 03:23 PM

16. What all this should teach us, in addition to empathy

... is the imperative to be pro-active, not just re-active.

The flooding of New Orleans was caused by the misguided channeling the Mississippi River and the inevitability of a major hurricane, exacerbated by man-made climate change.

Human suffering in Bangladesh was ongoing long before it became an international cause for relief efforts. Should something have been done sooner?

We do not lack the technology or intelligence to anticipate these disasters and to implement proactive remedies.

We lack sufficient human empathy, education, organization, and collective purpose. Also the wisdom to act in a timely manner for our own enlightened self interest.

Anyone who truly wants to "make America great again" will help to bring about the necessary change to build a better world for future generations -- and if they truly believe we are a Christian nation, that applies not only to their children but everyone's.

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