Civil Rights

A writer-editor-teacher’s quote of the week #2

“Empathy is not morality, but it can supply crucial ingredients of morality. As concern develops, it leads to an increasing wish to control one’s own aggression. Children recognize that other people are not their slaves but separate beings with the right to lives of their own.”

– from the chapter “Educating Citizens” in Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities by Martha C. Nussbaum.

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