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David Ruben on Foreign Policy

 


We create resentment abroad by cultural insensitivity

Our vision and efforts must be based on the realization that helping others worldwide to achieve prosperity will be necessary to continue our own. Rather than striving to be first in the market place of commodities, we will do better to create a model that will lead worldwide sustainability.

The responsibilities that we may feel for others and what we consider our national interest, must be tempered by a understanding of the cultures and wishes of others that do not mesh with our own. We need to step back from our assumptions that everyone would like to live like us; many don't. We have often created resentment by our insensitivity by pursuing our goals without recognition of the needs and wishes of those we are out to help.

Source: 2012 Senate campaign website, drrubenforussenate.com , May 24, 2012

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