To Make the World Better, Think Small

Every charity worth its salt knows that people are more likely to give in response to a child who has lost her parents than to the news of thousands of victims of a tragedy. The example above of Syria is a case in point. International philanthropic support increased only after a news photo spread around the world of a small boy dead on the beach ..

.. The 1 > 1 million axiom is more than a fund-raising secret. It is a formula for each of us in an existentialist funk to connect to our deepest values and apply them to a hurting world.

.. There is an old joke that a Marxist is someone who loves humanity in groups of one million or more.

.. Billions have been pulled out of starvation-level poverty because of free trade, my data say.

.. I crave forgiveness and love; I get it by forgiving and loving others.