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killing any living creature…

By |2017-04-24T12:35:11+00:00January 20th, 2017|Culture, Humanity, Interconnectedness, Reality, Society, World Citizen|

“Until we have the courage to recognize cruelty for what it is... we cannot expect things to be much better in this world... We cannot have peace among men whose hearts delight in killing any living creature. By every act that glorifies or even tolerates such moronic delight in killing we set back the progress [...]

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the road to human progress

By |2017-06-07T11:43:44+00:00December 31st, 2015|Education, Life, Reading, World Citizen|

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural [...]

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climate justice et the earth charter…

By |2018-02-12T16:23:10+00:00November 13th, 2015|Children, Climate Change, Climate Justice, Global Warming, Humanity, Political, Reality, Society, Wisdom, World Citizen|

“When we think of climate change, somewhere we try to safeguard our personal interests. But if we talk of climate justice, we spontaneously resolve to keep the poor safe during natural disasters.” – Prime Minister Narendra Modi Source… The Earth Charter (conclusion) – The Way Forward As never before in history, common destiny beckons us [...]

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ability to end extreme poverty

By |2017-07-03T03:22:19+00:00November 13th, 2015|Critical, Humanity, Moral High-Ground, Society, World Citizen|

There is no “one” person who bends history; we are all going to have to do this job. The good news is that we can do it. We do not have to wait for the politicians; we are lucky enough to be living in an age where we have the capacities, technologies and tools to [...]

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climate change update october 29th 2015

By |2017-07-03T03:35:21+00:00November 5th, 2015|Climate Change, Global Warming, Governments, Human Rights, Listen, Materialism, Militarism, Money, Podcast, Society, World Citizen|

or download (right click & save as) - Update to Climate Change on October 29th 2015 Mike Malloy Show...  Very good, otherwise it wouldn't be posted here...

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We must change our lives

By |2018-02-12T16:15:30+00:00November 5th, 2015|Climate Change, Global Warming, Human Rights, Interconnectedness, Nature, Reality, Society, World Citizen|

We have been wrong. We must change our lives, so that it will be possible to live by the contrary assumption that what is good for the world will be good or us. And that requires that we make the effort to know the world and to learn what is good for it. We must [...]

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global society…

By |2018-08-08T09:52:53+00:00September 19th, 2015|Environment, Society, World Citizen|

Global society today faces myriad interlocking crises. These include the issues of war, environmental degradation, the North-South development gap and divisions among people based on differences of ethnicity, religion or language. The list is long and familiar, and the road to solutions may seem all too distant and daunting. It is my view, however, that [...]

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education as a process

By |2017-07-23T16:04:12+00:00June 27th, 2015|Education, World Citizen|

“...rather than assuming that education is primarily about preparing for jobs and careers, what would it mean to think of education as a process of guiding kids' participation in public life more generally, a public life that includes social, recreational, and civic engagement.” - Mizuko Ito

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acknowledge our place in time…

By |2017-07-17T03:42:51+00:00December 27th, 2014|Culture, Determination, Focus, Growth, Happiness, Humanity, Life, Reality, Society, World Citizen|

“MOTHER TIME: Life goes by so very fast, my dears, and taking the time to reflect, even once a year, slows things down. We zoom past so many seconds, minutes, hours, killing them with the frantic way we live that it's important we take at least this one collective sigh and stop, take stock, and [...]

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