...we're all born with it but it's beaten out of us by the time we reach kindergarten.
I know America's children need health care and education, but if our leaders took a refresher course in the most basic of human values, I think this culture war, and other battles we're so embroiled in, would fall to the wayside.
Check out this article from Jane Meredith Adams, a reporter for Parenting.com, featured on CNN.
And you don't need to embrace the problems of the Third World to show your humanity and decency, you don't even have to jump in front of a speeding train to show the world you're a decent person. But allowing everyone to live their best life and accepting that in spite of differences everyone is entitled to love, happiness, freedom and health, you're setting in motion the phenomenon of compassion.
And that's what we all need right now.