So that they can learn from the lives of people today and centuries long gone . . . how to be human.
So that they can get get a sense of self or identity through comparison and contrast to the complex lives of generations of people and cultures.
So that they can learn . . . never to settle for any de-humanizing image or stereotype of themsleves or others - created by other people, organizations, societies or nations.
Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others
By David Livingstone Smith
Hardcover, 336 pages
St. Martin's Press
List price: $24.99