be brother's keeper


be brother's keeper
(not) be (your) brother's keeper to not be responsible for what someone does or for what happens to them.

It's all too easy for us not to intervene in another country's problems, telling ourselves that we're not our brother's keeper.

You shouldn't blame yourself for what's happened to Simon. You're not his keeper, you know.


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  • Brother's Keeper (software) — Infobox Software name = Brother s Keeper caption = developer = John Steed latest release version = 6.2.80 latest release date = release date and age|2008|8|24 operating system = Windows genre = Genealogy software license = Shareware website =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Brother's Keeper (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Brother s Keeper Type = Album Artist = Rich Mullins Released = 1995 Recorded = December, 1994 January, 1995 The Battery The Quad (Nashville, Tennessee) Genre = Contemporary Christian Music Length = 39:46 Label = Reunion… …   Wikipedia

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  • Brother's Keeper (band) — Unreferenced|date=December 2007Brother s Keeper was a band from Erie, Pennsylvania.Formed in 1994 by members of a number of other local bands, they became the backbone of the Erie hardcore punk and metalcore scene. Alongside bands like xDisciplex …   Wikipedia