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“We can face any future without fear,” says Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, “so long as we know we will not face it alone.” The philosopher, author and former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth eloquently presents a poignant remedy for extremism, xenophobia and social alienation in America and the West. getAbstract recommends this lecture for its moving oration and wisdom and its sterling example of thought leadership.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why Westerners are allowing fear and anxiety to rule their response to change,
  • How widespread self-obsession is leaving people vulnerable and afraid, and
  • Which three actions will build your courage and tolerance.
 

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is the former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.

 

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Philosopher Thomas Paine once wrote, “These are the times that try men’s souls,” and this sentiment remains true today. Many Westerners feel anxious about the swift pace of change. Their fear has broadened cultural divides and bolstered political and religious extremism. But despite the trying circumstances...

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