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All Rise by Robert Fuller

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10GLOBALIZING DIGNITY

IT IS EXCELLENT TO HAVE A GIANT’S STRENGTH; BUT IT IS TYRANNOUS TO USE IT LIKE A GIANT.

—WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, MEASURE FOR MEASURE

WAR’S A GAME, WHICH, WERE THEIR SUBJECTS WISE, KINGS WOULD NOT PLAY AT.

—WILLIAM COWPER

I KNOW NOT WITH WHAT WEAPONS WORLD WAR III WILL BE FOUGHT, BUT WORLD WAR IV WILL BE FOUGHT WITH STICKS AND STONES.

—ALBERT EINSTEIN

The “Evolutionary Blues”

EVERYONE HAS KNOWN the blues: you lose your job or your health, your partner leaves you or your dog dies. Sorrow is an inescapable part of the human condition. You don’t need the wisdom of the Buddha to know that life is suffering.

The evolutionary blues consist of sterner stuff, affecting not just an individual but our species as a whole.1 These ...

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