xenophobe: n A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign , especially to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures - xenophobia n. xenophobic adj.
xenophile: a person attracted to that which is foreign , especially to foreign peoples, manners or cultures.
(American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.)
Seems to me…Continue
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stakeholder: n. One who holds the bets in a game or contest 2. One who has a share or an interest, as in an enterprise. American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.
We are all stakeholders in the enterprise of "world peace and planet survival." Just a little social media cyberspace digitizing on our part can initiate a grass roots tsunami. …Continue
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This issue contains essays by Lea…Continue
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Why are diamonds more valuable than water when dying of thirst in the desert ?
Why is peace less demanded on social media when the need is so great ?
Any comments ?
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freedom: n. 1.the condition of being free of restraints, 2. Liberty of the person from slavery, detention, or oppression. 3a. Political independence. b. Exemption from the arbitrary exercise of authority in the performance of a specific action, civil liberty; freedom of assembly, ....etc. American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.
Freedom is not a free good…Continue
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Imagine, the Individual can be a powerful voice/agent (bottom up) for "world peace and planet survival." The collective action/interaction of our consciences for a better future for ourselves and our planet is up to each of us to use our personal cyber power to make our voices resonate in cyberspace to make a tsunamic difference. CyberPeaceGadfly
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If you want to be involved in the work of our e-magazine "Philosophical Views", please contact us.
How you can give your support?
1. You can be an Associate Delegate for your country.
2. You can be…Continue
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To celebrate the fifth Global Ethics Day on October 17, 2018, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has launched a new website especially for this annual event: globalethicsday.org.
Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of…Continue
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So many cultures give flowers as a greeting, a gift, an offering of peace, to mark a rite of passage.
As Spring is in full bloom in the US, I wonder about flowers.
What are your thoughts? How does your culture use flowers in a special way?
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Dear Global Ethics Members,
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"The opportunist thinks of me and today. The statesman thinks of us and tomorrow." Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of ethics in a globalized world.
Inspired by Earth Day and founded by Carnegie Council as part of its …Continue
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Cyberpeacefaregold: A multi-compounded word concept (e.g., loudspeaker) which combines the system objective function of #cyberpeacefare ("world peace and planet survival" with the #golden rule ("Do to others, what you want them to do to you.") Imagine if this dual concept were followed as a global ethic by us all Individuals and especially by world political-religious leaders and scholars. CyberPeaceGadfly
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"Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on Philippine politics and society.
With severe typhoons a regular occurrence, the Philippines has become the portrait of climate change victimhood. At COP21 in Paris, the…Continue
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"You can rest in despair or you can ask: 'How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?' We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation."
---Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)
In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…Continue
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"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping." Theodore Roosevelt
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As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…Continue
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