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In many locations worldwide, kin among ethnic and non secular teams that for lengthy sessions coexisted kind of amicably are actually fraught with aggression and violence. This pattern has profound overseas implications, threatening efforts to slim the space among wealthy and bad. Underscoring the necessity for sustained motion, George Rupp urges the secular West to reckon with the ongoing energy of spiritual conviction and include the entire quantity of the world's diversity.

While individualism is a robust strength in Western cultures and a cornerstone of Western international coverage, it elicits powerful resistance in conventional groups. Drawing on a long time of analysis and adventure, Rupp pushes sleek individualism past its foundational ideals to acknowledge where of communal perform in our global. asserting the worth of groups and the effective function faith performs in lots of lives, he advocates new recommendations to such worldwide demanding situations as conflicts within the constructing international, source of revenue inequality, weather swap, and mass migration.

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