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Can you translate between the languages we publish in? The more empathetic the culture, the more democratic its values and governing institutions…While apparent, it’s strange how little attention has been paid to the inextricable relationship between empathic extension and democratic expansion in the study of history and evolution of governance. They discover that as student activists they have much to teach, but also much to learn from the community, and that if they respect the community the community will in turn protect, feed, and nurture them.

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Publisher: Common Ground Publishing (October 12, 2009)

ISBN: 1863356797

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