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    Sam Ben-Meir

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    Sam Ben-Meir is a professor of philosophy and world religions at Mercy College in New York City.

    What is morally wrong with discrimination: A Kantian Understanding

    Discrimination is morally egregious when we use it to justify treating another human being as anything less than a human being, as less than a person having dignity and intrinsic value.

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Today’s Movement for Racial Justice

    This is indeed a moment in history when we may acquire the much needed insight and inspiration from Bonhoeffer’s extraordinary life and legacy.

    Sam Ben-Meir

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    Sam Ben-Meir is a professor of philosophy and world religions at Mercy College in New York City.

    OPINION

    The Need to Look Beyond the Guru-Shishya Paradigm: The Need of Our Times

    While embedded in Indian cultural history, the Guru-Shishya parampara needs to be rethought and critically examined today not to condemn or praise but to delve deep into its roots.

    Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection

    The following piece highlights the aspects of social suffering and societal justice through the prism of sociological understanding.

    How Should We Read the National Education Policy 2020?

    The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.

    A Film, a City and the Tales of Politico-ethical Turmoil

    Is Pratidwandi—a ‘political’ film directed by Satyajit Ray, and released in 1970—relevant today?

    Understanding School Ethos: A View from a Krishnamurti School

    Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.