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Human Suffering: Why We Must Care

We all know very well that human life is ever vulnerable and unpredictable, and none is immune from this uncertainty. It’s also a fact of life that whatever misfortune—be it …

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BP: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The April 20, 2010 explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Offshore Rig in the Gulf of Mexico will be indelibly etched into the collective global psyche as the symbol of corporate …

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Manufactured Misery and Global Suffering

During the 1980s, longtime activist Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. popularized the expression “misery index” in response to President Ronald Reagan’s domestic fiscal philosophy of trickle-down economics and the resulting suffering …

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Confusion over Counseling Must End!

[one_fifth] Recently, the Pew Research Center, in association with Time magazine, conducted a study that revealed what it termed ‘the rapidly changing notions of the American family’. According to this …