One of the emerging global challenges of the 21st century is finding ways for developed and developing societies to accommodate and value their diversity.
Choosing pluralism is not easy. It means accepting others who look like us, as well as those who do not. It means recognizing the shared bonds that unite us. It demands political choices that may be difficult – even unpopular – grounded in accommodation and compromise. Leadership is essential to advancing pluralism.
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