Added by Carnegie Council on January 26, 2018 at 6:02pm — No Comments
i've been hearing about "sports diplomacy" these days, mostly surrounding north korean and south korean relations during the upcoming olympics. in fact, it has been in existence since ancient greece, and is referred to as "the olympic truce". here's a link for more information, from the olympic organization:…Continue
Added by Lydia Kaplan on January 23, 2018 at 1:06pm — No Comments
Carnegie Council is delighted to announce the winners of its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest. The topic was Climate Change. We asked for photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.
We were pleased to see a wide range of…Continue
#Cyberpeacefare #What If - Why Not ? That is the question ? CyberPeaceGadfly
Added by Al LeBlanc on January 15, 2018 at 9:34am — No Comments
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'.
Added by Lydia Kaplan on January 14, 2018 at 2:28pm — No Comments
.....the president of my country made an abhorrent statement the other day. please accept my apologies, on behalf of my friends and family. his words and deeds are NOT a reflection of anyone i know. our hearts are broken over his shameful comments.
Added by Lydia Kaplan on January 14, 2018 at 2:23pm — No Comments
Young people are the mainstay of advancement and progress, and wealth being invested for the future, and if the Arab nation of wealth, it is the immense human wealth, which is approaching 300 million, which represents nearly one third of Arab youth, and this is, without a doubt, offers the Arab nation human stock and enormous energy future represents the backbone of development.
The moral wisdom that youth participation as a key objective of the reform strategies and policies,…
Added by Hanane Saouli on January 11, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments
Brainstorming with friends tonight, we wondered how we can bring together our diverse neighbors in a welcoming way. The demographics in this historically homogeneous community are shifting, and we are glad for that, but are concerned they might feel isolated.
We have some ideas for a community event, but I am interested in hearing your thoughts and ideas as well.
Added by Lydia Kaplan on January 10, 2018 at 9:07pm — No Comments
In the opening pages of his last book, published posthumously in 1913, the natuaralist and polymath Albert Russel Wallace (a co-developer, alongside Darwin, of the theory of evolution) observed that "that which at one time and place is held to be right and proper is, at another time or place, considered to be not only wrong, but one of the greatest of crimes" (Social Environment and Moral Progress, p. 8). Examples of policies and actions illustrating Wallace's point are all too…Continue
Added by Martin O. Heisler on January 3, 2018 at 2:43pm — No Comments
"When I give, I give myself."
Added by Al LeBlanc on January 3, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments
Problems with religion
Since the beginning of time, people have had religion to give them a more fulfilling and purposeful life. They feel more comfortable having something not of this world that they can get help from when all else fails. In fact, many people keep religion simply because they are afraid of being alone in the world and feel…Continue
Added by Micah Gustafson on January 1, 2018 at 12:14am — No Comments