Consideration is training ourselves in the art of encouraging others. The important thing is not just to sympathize with or to pity others, but to really understand what they’re going through. Empathy is crucial. Sometimes just having someone who really understands can give us the strength to go on.

Stories of Hope

Another Way of Seeing Things

Arnold Toynbee

Historian Arnold Toynbee dared to challenge stereotypes of people and cultures—and was fired from London University as a result.