Robert M. Hutchins: Building on Earlier Foundations.

Featured Image: University of Chicago: Hyde Park, East 57th Street. Photo by Alisa Anton on Unsplash. Robert M. Hutchins much of our current work for a more just and peaceful world builds on the thinking and efforts of earlier foundations.  An important foundation is the
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Antonio Gramsci: A Cultural Base for Positive Action.

Emilio J. Rodríguez Posada, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. 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
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A Harmonious Life and the Principle of Yin and Yang

Featured Image: Photo by Jben Beach Art on Pexels. Humanity’s growing desire to discover the world and the satisfaction that comes along with a deeper understanding of the world is becoming more pronounced.This is a progressive evolution for humanity. The search for the deeper origin
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Knowledge and Skills for World Citizenship.

Featured Image: Photo by  Artem Beliaikin on Pexels. The Association of World Citizens Promotes Knowledge and Skills for World Citizenship.Rene Wadlow. The Association of World Citizens stresses that our oneness with humanity and our acceptance of the whole planet as our home involves a
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In Beauty, We are United.

Featured Image: Picture by Gerd Altmann on Pixabay.  By Rene Wadlow. In Beauty creates unity and the deepest sense of love. Beauty gives birth within us to gratitude, harmony, and a sense of service. We sometimes limit beauty to the field of art, but real
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Richard St. Barbe Baker: The Life of the Forests

Featured Image. Photo by Matt Artz on Unsplash. By Rene Wadlow. Today, there is a growing awareness that cooperation is required to protect and manage integrated ecosystems which cross national frontiers.  This is particularly important in the case of forest management.  Trans-frontier conservation cooperation, in which two
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Thomas Berry: A World Citizen’s Ecological Vision

Featured Image . Königssee, Schönau am Königssee, Germany. Photo by S Migaj on Unsplash. “ As we enter the 21st century, we observe a wide-spread awakening to the wonder of the Earth.  This we can observe in the writing of naturalists and
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The United Nations: The Shift in Perspectives and Action

In the final analysis, the UN is an ethical force. We must stand for the principles laid down in the UN Charter, in international and humanitarian law, and for that humanitarian imperative which is based on fundamental requirements of human decency. Thus, the effectiveness of international cooperation through the UN is fundamentally a question of the respect for its moral and ethical force.