The difference is that he embodied the whole message of the faith of his fathers and mothers. Before His Holiness Pope Francis called us to engage in a “culture of encounter,” Robert Kennedy viscerally, instinctively lived a life of encounter. QR Code We Are The Borg Cube. The life of the outstretched hand, not the clenched fist. He lived it in Appalachia and in the Mississippi Delta; in Watts and Bed-Stuy; on Native American reservations and among farm workers who had no one else to look out for them; then all the way to the townships of South Africa still groaning under Apartheid. Did he ever once give up his clan or his tribe? No. He said, “What has that got to do with whether we can live together? What has that got to do with whether we have to acknowledge that our common humanity is even more important than our interesting differences?”
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And he did something unusual for a politician back then, when you couldn’t check every word every day. He actually said the same thing everywhere he went. QR Code We Are The Borg Cube. He would go into a white working class neighborhood and tell them exactly the same thing he would say in a poor neighborhood of African Americans. He would stand in the synagogue and say the same thing he would say at a Knights of Columbus meeting. And if we had had a large Muslim population back then, he would’ve gone to them and said, “You, too, can be part of America if you share our values and our vision.