The Politics of Emotion

If your compassion is not for all people but some, your cause is not humanitarian but political. If your ire is only directed at one set of injustices, not all, you are not being fair but duplicitous. If you reserve kindness for certain groups but not for all, you are not an altruist but a grandstander.

Let’s learn to leave politics out of love. May our compassion not be tinged with bias. So that we don’t exclude anyone from our compassion. Or our indignation.

Read more about Refugee Politics or The Practice of Selective Indignation.

Note: All comments left on this blog will serve to debunk the idea that “Perception is Reality”. Here’s why.

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