Consider what we’ve talked about over the course of the year. Frequently, what we find out about the rest of the world is the plight of others: war, famine, poverty, political oppression. Recently, we’ve watched two different TED talks: one on empathizing with others, and one on making a difference.
So here’s the question: What ethical responsibility do we, in the United States, have for making the rest of the world a better place? How far does that responsibility extend?