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The Periscope

Curing Ignorance Through the Lens

On Indifference to Human Suffering


Somalian world music star, K'Naan, reflects on Somalia’s ills and his childhood growing up in the midst of the transition between a peaceful, majestic coastal life in the capital of Mogadishu and the chaos and war that developed. He speaks of the overwhelming human indifference to suffering and the shared bond between those suffering around the world.


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