Social Security didn't eliminate all poverty for seniors, but it made things better for millions of people. And I think it's important to remember that there is not a single issue that my administration deals with on a daily basis that does not touch on the lives of the LGBT community. Second, Madiba teaches us that some principles really are universal — and the most important one is the principle that we are bound together by a common humanity and that each individual has inherent dignity and worth. A second World War, even more terrible than the first, along with a cascade of liberation movements from Africa to Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, would finally bring an end to colonial rule. And when I declined, I hear there was speculation that I was boycotting campus until Antonio's Pizza reopened. I'm not making that up. In fact, you dishonor your heritage.
Most of you don't remember a time when America wasn't at war, or when money and images and information could travel instantly around the globe, or when the climate wasn't changing faster than our efforts to address it.
At the same time, democracy also requires the rights of political and other minorities be safeguarded. And that growing economic divide compounded other divisions in our country: But common ground exists.
People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart.