Added by Biswanath Banerjee on September 9, 2015 at 4:05am — No Comments
This is a fiction themed on national integration –portraying what a portion can bring to the billions of masses to the young generation …..
Now it is what the book blurb has to say about the book-
...Suddenly, he saw something shiny at the bottom of the abyss. He squinted his eyes to see what it was. He ran back to his binoculars and turned them to see what it was. Sharp barbed wires that separated the two mountains came into focus. He had come as far as he could in his…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its second annual…Continue
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Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Kwame Anthony Appiah
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.
Kwame Anthony Appiah challenges us to adopt the moral manifesto of “cosmopolitanism,” a loyalty to all of humanity, and begs the question of what we owe to strangers simply by virtue of our shared humanity. He joins an important conversation in global ethics on…Continue
Matt Damon narrates a documentary on how women are affected by…Continue
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its second Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a pioneering exercise in U.S.-Asia collaboration. The contest is part of Ethics for a Connected World, a three-year global education project to mark the Council's 2014 Centennial.…Continue
As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's Devin Stewart spoke with Jay Winter, currently the Charles J. Stille Professor of History at Yale University, where he focuses on World War I and its impact on the 20th century.
DEVIN STEWART: Given your work as a historian, when you…Continue
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The bombings at the Boston Marathon brings homegrown terrorism back into the spotlight. Suspects…Continue
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DEVIN STEWART: The first question is, how do you see the world today? When you think about the world, how would you describe it, particularly from the big moral issues? What issues do you think are important?
SOMALY MAM: It's not easy for me because I come from Cambodia and see the world here.…Continue
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KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH: I think what has changed in the world, basically I suppose over the course of my lifetime, which is since the 1950s, has been an enormous increase in the flow of information across societies.…Continue
Added by Carnegie Council on October 5, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments
Home furnishing giant IKEA has had some interesting times these past couple weeks. First, the company pulled the winning image of a social media photo competition because its Russian customers had voted for teenagers sitting in an IKEA showroom wearing colorful balaclavas, in the style of jailed…Continue
Added by Evan O'Neil on October 4, 2012 at 5:55pm — No Comments
Carnegie Council is pleased to announce that Michael Ignatieff will chair the Council's Centennial project, "Ethics for a Connected World." This long-term education program consists of worldwide activities for teachers, students, and the general public around the…Continue
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The latest from Carnegie Council Global Ethics Fellow Kei Hiruta:
Is liberalism a specifically Western ideology, or does it embody universal norms? The old dispute is a matter of pressing concern in East Asia, where…Continue
Added by Carnegie Council on September 5, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
A liquefied slice of heaven fell on a rose petal one day
It toggled, turned, danced and swayed
As it moved, it shone different shades of red and purple hue
The shades changed as it made its way gliding down the velvety rue
Then another drop of diamond fell gently on the red carpet as it exuded sweet perfume
That one too made its way to…
Added by Raji Ajwani-Ramchandani on June 13, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments
I gave this talk at the annual Maine Humanities Council Winter Weekend Seminar, at Bowdoin College, earlier this month. I look forward to your thoughts.
When I was in 9th grade, confronting the Iliad for the first time, I had two questions. First, why is it so important that…Continue
Global Ethics Fellow Rami Khouri is quoted in this great essay on hip hop and the Arab uprisings. His contention is that "Arab Spring" makes it sound too much like flowers are blooming when truly people are fighting for their lives and freedoms. Here's an excerpt below. Check out the original article at…Continue
Added by Evan O'Neil on February 27, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I was recently interviewed in the press about the recent Olympus scandal in Japan.
The Olympus episode illustrates competing moral virtues in Japan. In this case, it was the virtue of loyalty winning out over the virtue of honesty. I am increasingly coming to believe that one of the core problems in…Continue
All the Internet protest today over the censorship and due process violations of the Stop Online Piracy and Protect IP acts has caused me to reflect on the ethic of openness that we have promoted over the years at Policy Innovations. Our coverage has focused on the potential…Continue
Added by Evan O'Neil on January 18, 2012 at 7:22pm — No Comments