Globalization has made our big world seem much smaller, but it’s also pushed us farther away from one another.
Instead of focusing on finding common ground with those who have opposing religious or political views, society segregates itself with others who believe the same way they do.
The Rev. T. Anthony Spearman hadn’t even started his talk from the Christian perspective, and already there wasn’t a dry eye in the Harrell Auditorium. More than 200 people listened intently as a black man on the projector screen sang “Make Them Hear You” from the Broadway musical “Ragtime.”
It’s easy to grow weary in a world that is deeply divided and when efforts to reach out to the other side prove futile.