Antonio Gramsci: A Cultural Base for Positive Action.

By Dr. Rene Wadlow. Antonio Gramsci (22 January 1891 – 24 April 1937); was an Italian Socialist; and then Communist editor ; who is best known for his notebooks of reflections; that he wrote while in prison. (1).   Gramsci grew up on
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Denis de Rougemont (1906-1985), The Future is within us.

By Dr. Rene Wadlow. Self-government will be; first of all; the art of getting people to meddle in things which concern them.  It will soon call for the skill of challenging once again; decisions which concern them; and which have been taken
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Abraham H. Maslow. Cultural-Bridge-builder through Psychology

Abraham Maslow was a US professor of psychology, most of his career at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.(1)  Maslow’s writings cover a wide range from an early interest in anthropology to his later applications of humanistic psychology to business and education. His mature
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Robert Muller (11 March 1923 -20 Sept. 2010) The U.N. Networker.

Decide to Network  use every letter you write;  every conversation you have;  every meeting you attend to express your fundamental beliefs and dreams;  affirm to others the vision of the world you want.  In a world of big powers, big media and
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Albert Camus : Stoic Humanist and World Citizen.

By Rene Wadlow. Albert Camus (1913-1960) would have been 10  in November 2013,  had he lived beyond the car crash,  which took his life in 1960 as he and another editor from the Paris publishing house, Gallimard;  were driving too fast from
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The Spiritual and Socialist Start of International Women’s Day

8 March is the International Day of Women;  and thus a time to highlight the specific role of women in local, national and world society. International Women’s Day was first proposed by Clara Zetkin (1857-1933) at the Second International Conference of Socialist
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Raimon Panikkar: Myths as a bridge between cultures

“Cultural Disarmament” Raimon Panikkar (1918-2010) active in the movement for world citizenship was an Indian, Roman Catholic theologian, well versed in Catholic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Western philosophical thought. He proposed the need for “cultural disarmament” (1) Cultural disarmament entails a criticism of
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Maurice Béjart: Starting Off the Year with a Dance

By René Wadlow January 1st  is the birth anniversary of Maurice Béjart, an innovative master of modern dance. In a world where there is both appreciation and fear of the mixing of cultural traditions;  Maurice Béjart was always a champion of blending
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Arthur Waley: Ways of Thought in Ancient China

Arthur Waley (1889-1966)  was an important cultural bridge-builder between China and the West.  He was a translator of Chinese and Japanese poetry and philosophical texts, especially the Taoist classic Tao Te Ching attributed to Lao Tsu.  At a time when there are increased political,
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