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By Larry Long, Nancy Long

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ISBN-13: 9780130929808

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It does not reflect traditional relations: while it builds from common historical elements, it reconstructs them in a new form. ”29 How do we make sense of this: or more to the point, how do citizens of modern nations make sense of this? The answer to the conundrum lies first in the fact that nationalism is exceptional: communities need it for moments of crisis. It lies dormant in normal times, the embers kept glowing through rituals, but with very little impact on the expectations of everyday life.

5 It also takes a leap of 21 Trust in a Complex World faith: How can you trust someone who does not accept the same moral authority as you? Thick and thin worlds: The two sides of modern relations The idea that others are morally independent creates a fundamental problem for trust: in a deep sense you can’t know whom you are trusting. Many philosophers have focused on the rules of interaction for such a world, the realm of what I call “thin” relations. Their solutions have converged on reasoned ethics, with rules of civility and tolerance.

But when people can sit around, as in our Christmas living room, after an Episcopal service, and communicate freely and simultaneously with Confucians in China and Catholics in France and Muslims in Mauritius, there is both a desire and an opening for the widening of understanding instead of conflict. This impulse has given rise to accelerating initiatives in cross-cultural dialogue. The Catholic Church has been opened, despite resistance, to ecumenical movements and discussions. ” Other divides—Palestinians and Jews, Indians and Pakistanis, immigrants and natives—have led to a host of formal conversations aimed at better understanding.

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