Saturday, January 07, 2017
Things To Keep In Mind For The New Year - 14 of 20
--> 14. Give regularly to good causes, if you can.
Pick a charity and set up autopay.
Then you will know that you have made a free choice that is supporting civil society helping others doing something good.
Yale historian and Holocaust expert Timothy Snyder wrote: "Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience. Now is a good time to do so."
Snyder's a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (which includes former Secretaries of State), and consults on political situations around the globe. He says:
Above, #14 of twenty lessons from the twentieth century, adapted to the circumstances of today.