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Whither compassion?

Posted by Joan Ulmer on 15 November 2018, 9:06 am

As Thanksgiving approaches, I cannot help but focus more on the communities in which we live, and the responsibility that those of us who “have” have for those who do not.  And, yet, in these times, it seems it has become all too easy for the haves to shirk that responsibility, to find reasons why it isn’t their duty.  Have we as a society lost our understanding of compassion? This semester, I’m teaching one of my favorite classes in our Masters in Nonprofit Leadership program:  governance.  I love watching students as they peel back the layers, learning how much or.

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