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The Diversifying Effect • By: Jill Guthrie •

Diversity speaks via many avenues, not necessarily focused on race or genetic background, upon which, much of the political world is fastened. Diversity permeates our lives around every corner on a number of subjects, molding our perceptions of humanity and our own moral values – from something as small as personal taste in music to where one stands on the topic of bioethics (this school year’s theme).