The GlobalizAtion of IndiffErence and HopelEssness

We look upon the brother half dead by the roadside, perhaps we think “poor guy,” and we continue on our way, it’s none of our business; and we feel fine with this … In this world of globalization we have fallen into a globalization of indifference. We are accustomed to the suffering of others, it doesn’t concern us, it’s none of our business.

  • If we hear about an individual who drowns, we feel empathy;
    while news of boatloads drowning numbs.
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  • Drones incinerate innocent women and children in Pakistan,
    it’s horrifying but there’s little I can do.
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Read more at: Aeon Ideas – David V. Johnson on “What is the greatest challenge of globalization?”



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