Lectures

Compassion and sacrifice during COVID-19

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COVID-19 highlights the limits of compassion and the need for sacrifice in contemporary capitalism

Compassion with the leader

When the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized over COVID-19, the conservative TV commentator Piers Morgan got very angry. The host of the popular television show Good Morning Britain chastised “those people on social media” who had allegedly mocked and …