A Lesson In Inclusion:
The Difference Between Honor and Excuses

Arin N. Reeves
October 2015

If diversity of backgrounds and perspectives gives us the ability to get inspiration and ideas from cultures and traditions different from our own, what, if any, is our responsibility to recognize and honor the sources for our inspiration and ideas?

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  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

    Stephen R. Covey
  • Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation.

    Mahatma Gandhi
  • Controversial' as we all know, is often a euphemism for 'interesting and intelligent.

    Kevin Smith
  • Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to be room for healthy growth.

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.

    James Surowiecki