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Faces and places

Picking up a Chinese food order the other day, a young Asian woman greeted me warmly. I didn’t in particular recalled seeing her before. A few moments later, the young man who usually tends the counter, showed up with my order. … Continue reading

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Turning men into icons

Why do we idealize other people? Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, Jr. come to mind, as well as Mother Teresa and Gautama Buddha. This includes not only religious figures such as Jesus, Muhammad and Rabbi Nachman of … Continue reading

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