• We think of faith as a source of comfort and understanding but find our expressions of faith sowing division; we believe ourselves to be a tolerant people even as racial, religious, and cultural tensions roil the landscape. And instead of resolving these tensions or mediating these conflicts, our politics fans them, exploits them,and drives us further apart.

    Barack Obama (2007). “The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream”, p.23, Canongate Books
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