Our mothers. The Fundamental Pillar of Society.

Perhaps many expect the typical article that should be titled:   “Congratulations to all the mothers on their day” or   “Mothers celebrate their day.” Something like this to cite some examples. But it is not the goal. An image of “congratulations
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Hugh J. Schonfield – Palestine Confederation

The Commonwealth of World Citizens. Hugh Joseph Schonfield (1901-1988); was the first to incorporate the term “world citizen” into the name of a non-governmental organization: the Commonwealth of World Citizens in 1938. The Commonwealth of World Citizens was to have an emphasis
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James Alex Michel. Rethinking The Oceans.

(St.Paul,MN:Paragon House, 2016). The United Nations  held a high-level conference in New York; 5-9 June 2016 devoted to , James Alex Michel; long-time President of the multi-island Republic of Seychelles (2004-2016); has developed many themes on ocean use in his important book
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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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Pitirim Sorokin: The Renewal of Humanity

Pitirim Sorokin (1889-1968) was concerned; especially in the period after the Second World War; with the relation between the values and attitudes of the individual and their impact on the wider society.  His key study Society; Culture and Personality: Their Structure and
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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888 – 1975) World Citizen.

If we claim to be civilized, if we love justice, if we cherish mercy, if we are not ashamed to own the reality of the inward light, we must affirm that we are first and foremost Citizens of the World…Our planet has
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