Should we feel Empathy for a Racist Murderer?


In the face of last week’s act of domestic terrorism, we as Everyday Ambassadors are called to employ our empathy to try and make the world a better place. It’s not about making excuses for a terrorist, and not about politicizing human grief. It’s about being as understanding as we can possibly be about how evils like racism still persist, for the sake of solving and eliminating these ills.

The Dope Pope Talks Tech


Once again I am smacked in the face with a dose of self-awareness when it comes to my symbiotic relationship with my space-age powered, problem-solving, direction-spouting, communication heavy baby pocket computer. When was the last time I looked at the things I’m walking past? I tried doing that the other day (but not without my headphones because, dude, come on. One thing at a time here). Last night at dinner, I made it a point to leave my phone in my purse and not pull it out once.

Not Just the Mercy of God

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Today’s post comes from Puneet Sachdev, the founder of Deepa’s Legacy – a creative effort to support the education of underprivileged children in India. Puneet is also a member of the UYD community, one of our partner organizations. Puneet is a creative philanthropist, children’s book author and a coach. He has lived and worked in […]

Weekly Passport: Hate on the Web, Irrelevant Facebook History, & Speeding Sisters

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| Single Name Election | Facebook Reshapes History | The Internet Culture of Hate | Politics & the Drought | Speeding Sisters | Shaming a Sacred Mountain | Iraq Involvement | Tweeting to Terrorists | Miss Mixed Japan | STD Testing App |