Queries for January on Justice and Equality
Do we answer that of God in every person?
Do we look for opportunities to establish personal and professional relationships with people of different class, race, gender, age, or sexual orientation? Do we avoid stereotyping people?
In what ways do we work to change our society so that it provides equal opportunities for everyone?
What are we doing to remove the institutional causes of suffering and want? Do we help to care for those in need?
Are we working to end the death penalty?
What are we doing to humanize the treatment and care of people in institutions?
“We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers. Our power is in our ability to make things unworkable…When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.”