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Gerry Chidiac is an award-winning high school teacher specializing in languages, genocide studies and work with at-risk students
The same truths are part of every religious and philosophical tradition

The same truths are part of every religious and philosophical tradition

Each of us needs to be true to our mission if we’re to be effective agents of universal change

Compassion and tenderness can overcome evil

It’s far too easy to look at others as the problem with the world. It’s much harder to see our own commonality as humans

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Humans are not designed to stagnate

Standing still only causes us to move backward

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Reconciliation and healing require forward perspectives

We must embrace who we are as Canadians, the values that set us apart from the rest of the world

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Compassion is at the heart of the best of humanity

Those who show the greatest compassion are among the most powerful and influential, because they’re driving change

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If I don’t want to be the problem, how do I become the solution?

It’s easy to get distracted by money, power and shallow relationships. But at our cores we know what’s right

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Dream big no matter how preposterous

Disappointment has the potential to destroy us but it can also make us great. What determines the difference?

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How to confront sex abuse in the Catholic church

If we’re to rid the world of this horrendous theft of innocence, we need to approach it the same way we approached the Holocaust

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Fairness should be at the heart of electoral reform

Every argument in favour of our current flawed system is either easily rebutted or simply untrue

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Polarization is a myth – we just need to break down the barriers

As we interact with those who appear to be different, we realize that much more unites us than separates us

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