„From Humiliation to Dignity“ soon in print

2022 begins with a new book by our founder, Evelin Lindner. Her paraphrased message: I congratulate you all on all your strength and creativity! During these days, as you know, I continue to take care of my 95-year-old father, and unfortunately I can only leave the house for a few minutes. I consider caring for„„From Humiliation to Dignity“ soon in print“ weiterlesen

Indigenous Protest

Dan Baron reports from South America…„Indigenous Groups and their allies across Brazil have been mobilizing amidst the Bolsenario Government’s latest brazen attempt to roll back indigenous rights and bolster the economic interests of powerful agribusinesses. Brazil’s Supreme Court is currently debating a case, referred to as Marco Temporal, that could substantially reduce constitutionally protected indigenous„Indigenous Protest“ weiterlesen

‘Humiliation and discrimination’: Environmental defenders facing ‘unprecedented attacks’

Daisy Dunne reports in „The Independent“ about people who try to treat the world with dignity… “Human rights defenders are being killed as they seek to uphold their environmental, human and spiritual rights,” Luisa Fernanda Rodríguez Gaitán, an environmental defender and researcher at Colombia’s Centre for Research and Popular Education’s intercultural programme, told The Independent. “For indigenous„‘Humiliation and discrimination’: Environmental defenders facing ‘unprecedented attacks’“ weiterlesen

Democratizing Justice

is the subject of a new book by Janet Gerson and Dale T. Snauwaert… The 2003 War in Iraq provoked worldwide protests and unleashed debates on the war’s illegitimacy and illegality. … This book serves as a theoretical and practical guide for all who seek to reclaim deliberative democracy as a viable foundation for revitalizing„Democratizing Justice“ weiterlesen

Dignisim against dehumanization

umair haque strikes a chord with our thoughts on dignity. „Europe became the first great humanist society, the first real humanist project. That’s not just metaphorical — it’s very real. The thinking behind modern Europe, the EU, is that every life deserves to live with dignity and respect and self-determination. Everyone should have the basics.„Dignisim against dehumanization“ weiterlesen

Sometimes the dignified thing is not the successful thing…

Cassie McClure reflects on success – „Paying the Dues for Life and Not for Work“ „… learned to schedule my time — mostly — and learned to listen for that moment in someone’s voice when a conversation becomes more real. It wasn’t always something I could publish, but it was something that continually gave me faith„Sometimes the dignified thing is not the successful thing…“ weiterlesen

Our friends get the nomination

for the Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations! The nomination is a beacon of hope, providing acknowledgment of the tireless and courageous efforts of campaign members around the world who pursue the often invisible, transformative work of peace education that establishes the groundwork of every peace accord and disarmament effort Read more here– https://www.peace-ed-campaign.org/global-campaign-for-peace-education-nominated-for-the-2021-nobel-peace-prize/ #dignism,#hope,#inspiration,Nobel Peace Prize,change,Janet„Our friends get the nomination“ weiterlesen

They have now set the bar for other cops across the country.

Matt Agorist has found some good news: The overwhelming majority of time spent by police during training is devoted to shooting their weapons. Very little time is set aside for training in de-escalation tactics, and most departments receive zero training in dealing with the mentally ill. Read more at- https://thefreethoughtproject.com/cops-show-compassion-resolve-mentally-ill-man-crisis/

Die menschliche Vernunft steckt gerade in einer Krise

Markus Gabriel philosophiert weise in der NZZ. „Die Tatsachenlage einer ganz Europa in Atemnot versetzenden Unwissenheit stürzt die Vernunft in eine tiefe Krise. Das allein wäre schon Gegenstand philosophischer Forschung und geistesgeschichtlicher Gegenwartsdiagnose, die wir im Moment mindestens so dringend benötigen wie endlich realitätshaltigere Studien über die Wirklichkeit des sogenannten Infektionsgeschehens….“ Mehr ist hier zu„Die menschliche Vernunft steckt gerade in einer Krise“ weiterlesen

How a Pencil Proves our Indisputable Interconnectedness

By E.L. Jayne Our interconnectedness and reliance on other human beings is taken for granted lately. It seems as if people only want to surround themselves with other like-minded people. This is profoundly dangerous. How a Pencil Proves our Indisputable Interconnectedness

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