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A Common Humanity

Thinking about Love and Truth and Justice

by Raimond Gaita

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7488005M
ISBN 100415241146
ISBN 109780415241144

A Common Humanity is a beautifully written, profound and arresting book about what predicaments such as Orwell's tell us about humanity. Drawing on a wealth of important examples including the Holocaust and attempts to deny it, the trial of Adolf Eichmann, the taking of children of mixed blood from Aboriginal parents in Australia, and the work 5/5(2).   The book covers topics of race, interracial dating, political activism, grief, friendship, wealth disparity, police brutality, addiction, and the media's depiction of African Americans. Parents should be prepared to discuss recent and past instances of police shootings, how they were covered in the media, dealing with grief, and possible 5/5.

Common humanity is a fact, even if, after several millennia of debate, we are still defending its factuality against multiple denials. It’s not fake news; we didn’t make it up. The Holocaust and attempts to deny it, racism, murder, the case of Mary Bell. How can we include these and countless other examples of evil within our vision of a common humanity? These painful human incongruities are precisely what Raimond Gaita boldly harmonizes in his powerful new book, A Common Humanity. Hatred with forgiveness, evil with Price Range: $ - $

Common Humanity. We all experience suffering. Being able to recognize that you aren't the only person who feels pain is important for being compassionate. Compassion means "to suffer with". This implies that when we are being compassionate, we are understanding and "being with" the other person's pain. Hitler, Jesus, and Our Common Humanity [Bruce Longenecker] is 20% off every day at This book follows the journey of a Jew who fled Nazi Germany but could not exorcise its evils from his theological and literary.


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The next step of self-compassion is a deepened awareness of your common humanity. In the context of suffering, this means recognizing that your suffering is not yours alone. For instance, if you write a novel and it doesn’t receive the rave reviews you were hoping.

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In this marvellous book, Raimond Gaita discusses ideas about love and hatred, good and evil, guilt and forgiveness. Moving, wise and inspiring, A Common Humanity explores personal, political and philosophical ideas about the kind of society and the sort of public conversation we might have in the twenty-first century.'Raimond Gaita's insights are original and his prose is as eloquent as it is.

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