Is Our Ethos of the American Independent Spirit Hurting Us?
With so much of Western philosophy centered on the individual, we can only understand those around us in comparison — and competition — with ourselves. There are less self-centered ways of looking at the world, ones that start at a place of connection and recognize shared challenges and shared victories. What is preventing us from feeling connected to one another? And what might a more connective approach to society look like? Joe Hobot, Ascend fellow and president and CEO of American Indian OIC, joins the panel.
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