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Schools, government, law enforcement seem to go to extremes now. Critical thinking seems to no longer be a part of decision making but rather these entities jump to conclusions because they can, have to much power or just plain ignorant. When an entity is giving to much authority this is what happens. There is no reason why these kids could not walk and get the degree they so worked hard for.

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Full Program – Karen Armstrong Public Lecture

“This event took place as part of 12 Days of Compassion, a Vancouver-wide conversation on compassion built around the SFU Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue. Armstrong’s visit reached thousands of participants and generated 5500 person-hours in programming to discuss the role of compassion in the lives and communities of participants. The visit also resulted in the formation of 61 book clubs, where 600 members read and discussed Armstrong’s book, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.”