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“Freedom from fear” could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.
Dag Hammarskjold

Another Scandinavian whose aphorisms helped mold my aspirations. Such a simple statement which, if applied to today’s bogey-monsters – asylum seekers, burqua-wearers, anyone who’s different from us – might save us millions of dollars in so-called security measures and angst. More importantly, it would create the kind of community to which I am sure we all, deep down, aspire.

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