The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.

Albert Schweitzer
Participants with the word "Harta" written on their bodies link arms as they mark International Women's Day at Avenida 18 de Julio in downtown #Montevideo, #Uruguay. (REUTERS / Mariana Greif)
Participants with the word “Harta” written on their bodies link arms as they mark International Women’s Day at Avenida 18 de Julio in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. (REUTERS / Mariana Greif)
A fresco by French-Swiss artist Saype, painted as part of his worldwide "Beyond Walls" project in Ganvie, a village on stilts in #Benin. (Valentin Flauraud / Saype)
A fresco by French-Swiss artist Saype, painted as part of his worldwide “Beyond Walls” project in Ganvie, a village on stilts in Benin. (Valentin Flauraud / Saype)
People wearing masks amid the #COVID19 pandemic wait to buy low-cost cooking gas from the Petrobrás Oil Tankers Union in the Vila Vintem favela of #Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil. (AP)
People wearing masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic wait to buy low-cost cooking gas from the Petrobrás Oil Tankers Union in the Vila Vintem favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)
Spectators sitting inside their vehicles enjoy the Jeju Fire Festival as the fire forms the letters "COVID-19 OUT" at a hill in #Jeju, South #Korea. (YONHAP)
Spectators sitting inside their vehicles enjoy the Jeju Fire Festival as the fire forms the letters “COVID-19 OUT” at a hill in Jeju, South Korea. (YONHAP)
Hindu devotees light oil lamps during Lakshadeepotsava, the festival of a hundred thousand lamps, during the Shivarathri festival at the Basavanna Temple, in #Bangalore, #India. (Manjunath Kiran / AFP / Getty)
Hindu devotees light oil lamps during Lakshadeepotsava, the festival of a hundred thousand lamps, during the Shivarathri festival at the Basavanna Temple, in Bangalore, India. (Manjunath Kiran / AFP / Getty)
Police officers search for the remains of those who went missing in the tsunami generated by an earthquake, at the shore in #Higashimatsushima, #Japan. (Jiji Press / EPA)
Police officers search for the remains of those who went missing in the tsunami generated by an earthquake, at the shore in Higashimatsushima, Japan. (Jiji Press / EPA)
Buddhist monks prostrate themselves near the #Burmese embassy during a protest calling for the recovery of the country’s democracy and against the military coup, in #Seoul, South #Korea. (Lee Jin-man / AP)
Buddhist monks prostrate themselves near the Burmese embassy during a protest calling for the recovery of the country’s democracy and against the military coup, in Seoul, South Korea. (Lee Jin-man / AP)
Naked protesters take part in a ride aimed at highlighting the vulnerability of cyclists to motorists, promoting two wheels as an alternative to four and encouraging positive body image, in Byron Bay, #Australia. (James Morgan / Getty)
Naked protesters take part in a ride aimed at highlighting the vulnerability of cyclists to motorists, promoting two wheels as an alternative to four and encouraging positive body image, in Byron Bay, Australia. (James Morgan / Getty)
The artist Sergei Pakhomov performs inside ‘Corona Tower’ during celebrations for Maslenitsa, a ceremony traditionally celebrated in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, in Nikola-Lenivets, #Russia. (Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP / Getty)
The artist Sergei Pakhomov performs inside ‘Corona Tower’ during celebrations for Maslenitsa, a ceremony traditionally celebrated in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia. (Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP / Getty)
A model presents a creation by graduating students of the Vantan Design Institute, in #Tokyo, #Japan. (Franck Robichon / EPA)
A model presents a creation by graduating students of the Vantan Design Institute, in Tokyo, Japan. (Franck Robichon / EPA)
The central business district during a sandstorm, in #Beijing, #China. (Leo Ramirez / AFP / Getty Images)
The central business district during a sandstorm, in Beijing, China. (Leo Ramirez / AFP / Getty Images)
Young people light sky lanterns, in #Betinte village, #Syria. (Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)
Young people light sky lanterns, in Betinte village, Syria. (Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)