Cooperation for Dignified Labor: Moving Toward Unity
Just as the adoption of my daughter Sarita was a sublime experience, so was the birth of Zoila Rodriguez’s “hero.” Day-to-day moments in life can become sublime and can lift us together into a community of the ought to be. The sublimity of others’ struggles demands an encounter with their dignity that dismantles our own guards against identification with them. Sublimity can manifest itself as an epiphany that takes us out of ourselves and makes us see what previously remained invisible to us.
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