Archive du blog pour November 2013

Religion and Spirituality: Acknowledging Interdependence

“Religion” comes from the Latin word religare which means to link, connect, or relate to. Thus, the view in each religion depends on what one is connecting with. In the case of theistic religions, one establishes a link with God, who is regarded as a creator or as infinite love. Therefore one should relate to… Read more »

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Encouraging Cooperation

‟Cooperation and partnership are the only routes that offer any hope for a better future for all humanity.” – Kofi Annan The French anthropologist Joel Candau wrote that ‟Our species is the only one where strong, fair, diverse, risky, extended, and sometimes costly cooperation is observed between unrelated individuals.” Mutual giving, sharing, exchange, alliances, and… Read more »

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The World Food Prize is Presented to Monsanto & Co: what a farce!

On October 17, the” World Food Prize” was presented misleadingly as a ‟Nobel Prize for Food”. It was given to the Vice President of Monsanto, and a founding member of the group Syngenta and Marc Van Montagu, a? Belgian part of a powerful European pro-GM lobby (European Federation of Biotechnology). This presentation is like giving… Read more »

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