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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Ignorant, racist wannabe-strongmen use ignorant, racist wannabe-strongmen appeals.

Being a citizen means working with and for others, seeking always better, more effective solutions for a complex common good. Thus, being a citizen requires boundless empathy, listening and paying attention, reading and learning, problem seeing and problem solving, reaching, boundless creativity. Being a citizen is neither the closed worship of superficial jingoism nor racist, nationalistic scapegoating and fearmongering.