Wellbeing

Colin Powell Endorses Obama in a Climate of Real Change

I wouldn’t normally be interested in campaign advertisements, but as usual, I found this by chance and was not lost on the significance.  I did mention Colin Powell (former Secretary of State) in one of my blogs and the fact that he left the Bush Administration.  My inner feeling was that he was… Continue reading

Charter of REAL HOPES for World Peace

I wrote this quite a few years ago, just found it by chance, or was it?  I no longer believe in coincidence anymore.

 

CHARTER OF REAL HOPES FOR WORLD PEACE

This universal charter is an instrument to navigate  uncharted waters appearing as a Bermuda Triangle,

for the climate has changed – the… Continue reading

R2P: Responsibility to Protect Civilians or Interventions?

This is a transcript of a Lecture by Gareth Evans on The Responsibility to Protect.

THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT: AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME

… AND GONE?

 

2008 David Davies Memorial Institute Annual Lecture by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, University of Aberystwyth, 23 April 2008

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When the 2005 United… Continue reading

Purpose of a Free World Charter is Freedom, Fairness and Sustainability

Love the butterfly.   That’s another sign.

Source:  http://www.freeworldcharter.org/en/charter

 
What is The Free World Charter?
 
INTRO VIDEO … (see website)

The Free World Charter is a statement of principles that has the potential to optimise life on Earth for all species, eradicate poverty and greed, and advance progress.

Neither political nor… Continue reading

The Free World Charter Is A Sign of Change

The Free World charter is an example of the shifting consciousness.

 

Visit to sign  http://www.freeworldcharter.org/en/charter

Read and sign the Charter

Here is the full text of The Free World Charter. Please read it carefully and check the box beside each principle if you agree with it. Then enter your name, email, country and… Continue reading

Stiglitz Report: From Production to Wellbeing

This report was produced by:

Professor Joseph E. STIGLITZ, Chair, Columbia University
Professor Amartya SEN, Chair Adviser, Harvard University
Professor Jean-Paul FITOUSSI, Coordinator of the Commission, IEP

It can be found at http://www.stiglitz-sen-fitoussi.fr/en/index.htm

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Why has this report been written?

1) In February 2008, the President of the French Republic, Nicholas Sarkozy, unsatisfied
with… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

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