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    letters | religion and compassion

    Big Father is watching you?

    In an otherwise thoughtful essay about innate compassion (“Where does compassion come from?” Op-ed, Sept. 4), Jeff Jacoby compares an all-seeing God to a surveillance camera.

    I do not believe in God, and I do not think that being spied upon makes me a better person. It makes me feel like a suspect.

    Brian D. Duffy