Tag Archives: kindness

Compassion and discomfort

Tomorrow night Get up is organising a candle vigil for the refugee crisis in Europe.  I desperately want to support this cause and so my first thought of course was, great, I will go. But then something happened, practical considerations … Continue reading

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Motivating kindness

There was a recent call for paper for the  Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) Anniversary Workshop. The papers were asked to address the following question: Many individuals in affluent nations are aware that a vast number of people live in conditions … Continue reading

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