To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Friday, May 7, 2021


Mark Y. A. Davies

Mark Y.A. Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. Click for more of his essays.

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BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES People make mistakes. Institutions make mistakes. Government makes mistakes. Mistakes can be forgiven, especially when there is admission of the mistake,...

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BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES In conversation with hundreds of Oklahomans over the past couple of years and after years of analysis concerning systemic change in...

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