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CBC Massey lecture 3: The cosmopolitan ethic

January 28th, 2015

Episode 97 of 431 episodes

Engaging in cosmopolitan ethic - that means accepting the difference and the equality of others. And for the former Governor General ofCanada, Adrienne Clarkson, this positive interaction with people of a different background, faith or culture, is the beginning of citizenship. She says that citizenship demands that we participate in the act of being a citizen ... to have not only rights, but responsibilities too.