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What the War in Ukraine is Teaching Us

The images we’re seeing from Ukraine are upsetting. Families displaced, combat in the cities, buildings leveled and innocent lives snuffed out. And let’s not forget each Russian tank we see set ablaze burns a crew of soldiers inside alive, soldiers who, we’re told, often have no idea why they’re even fighting. And each of those dead men has loved ones at home whose lives are devastated by the loss of a son, husband or father. We shouldn’t react joyfully to any death.

Yet as we watch the combat unfold half a world away, many are only now coming to understand how interconnected we are with other...


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