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    • Isabelle Yisak

      Thanks for sharing that article! For me, the most cutting take-away point was this excerpt: "Typically other people’s problems seem simpler, uncomplicated and easier to solve than those of one’s own society. In this context, the decontextualized hunger and homelessness in Haiti, Cambodia or Vietnam is an easy moral choice. Unlike the problems of other societies, the failing inner city schools in Chicago or the haplessness of those living on the fringes in Detroit is connected to larger political narratives. In simple terms, the lack of knowledge of other cultures makes them easier to help."

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        That was my favorite point too. It's a shame we don't educate ourselves about what's actually needed in most countries.