“I don’t like to say goodbye”

Chetor hasteen, Bilal? When you taught us bits of Dari every day at camp, you always refused to teach us how to say, "goodbye." We asked you why, especially since the words for "see you later" were so difficult for our Western pronunciation. You said so poetically, "I don't like to say goodbye." You were a … Continue reading “I don’t like to say goodbye”

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5 Things to Know about Refugees

Cristian, the co-thinker of Pocket Philosophies, takes a moment here to reflect on what we saw and learned during our experience with the refugees in Greece.  I’ve been thinking about these ideas for years. I’ve worked with immigrants in Spain and have even been an immigrant myself in several countries. But the truth is that … Continue reading 5 Things to Know about Refugees