A Lot To Be Thankful For in America

“Anuradhi Vittachi (Earth Conference One, 1989) asks us to imagine the world as a village with one hundred families:

‘If this metaphorical village consists of one hundred families… sixty-five cannot read. Some eighty families have no members who have flown on airplanes, and seventy have no drinking water at home. About sixty families occupy ten percent of the village, while just seven own sixty percent of the land… Only one family has a university education.'” -quoted in William Willimon, Peculiar Speech


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