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Alexander Schieffer – The collective field of participatory democracy

2017-12-13T10:04:24+00:00

Alexander Schieffer, Co-Founder of Trans4m, Transform Centre for Integrity Development, gave his thoughts on this year's Spirit of Humanity Forum.

"I want to evoke something, we need to activate the collective field of participatory democracy, out of which new visions can rise that we then see reflected in leadership"

Alexander Schieffer – The collective field of participatory democracy 2017-12-13T10:04:24+00:00

Foreign Minister Gudlauger Thor Thordarson – Iceland will continue to champion freedom

2017-11-30T10:40:11+00:00

Iceland's Foreign Minister address the Spirit of Humanity Forum in Iceland ahead of this year's Forum.

The challenge is not only to maintain the strong emphasis we place on gender, but also to push for new and innovative ways to further advance the work that is already underway. Only through equality can a society be deemed successful.

Foreign Minister Gudlauger Thor Thordarson – Iceland will continue to champion freedom 2017-11-30T10:40:11+00:00

Living From The Inside Out

2017-11-28T12:56:43+00:00

Towards inner-outer peace: Cultivating spirituality and relationship

“When we consider the problems our planet is facing right now, it is clear that the power of the human spirit must lead in healing and transformation.” Taken from Maureen Goodman's chapter in Peacefulness.

The SoH Forum Reykjavik 2017 will encourage leaders and change-makers at all levels to explore what it means to live from the ‘inside-out’. We are inviting people from a variety of sectors to contribute their thoughts on this theme.

Living From The Inside Out 2017-11-28T12:56:43+00:00

David Cadman – Accessing depth

2017-11-21T11:22:54+00:00

David Cadman reflects on the Spirit of Humanity since its inception in 2012.

"We try to create a place in which that depth can be accessed. We find that it is almost like providing a doorway into that depth by our silence, the prayers that are given by all traditions, by the energy that is felt by people, that breaks away from some of the static structures of a typical conference, to enable people to find a deeper sense of themselves and then of their lives."

David Cadman – Accessing depth 2017-11-21T11:22:54+00:00

President of Iceland – Let us unite and stand together

2017-11-14T10:46:48+00:00

Gudni Johannesson, President of Iceland, gave his opening remarks to this year’s Spirit Of Humanity Forum.

"For as long as there was harm that you could have eased, and there was fair battle you could have joined, but did not, the problems of this world are also your fault."

President of Iceland – Let us unite and stand together 2017-11-14T10:46:48+00:00

Scherto Gill – Being together

2017-11-16T09:44:48+00:00

Scherto Gill speaks to Jim Paymar at the 2017 Spirit Of Humanity Forum in Iceland and looks at peace, conflict and connectedness.

One way to see peace is that it is relational. When peace is relational, conflict is therefore part of peace. Peace is our capacity, our collective capacity and intention to ensure conflict does not turn into violence. ....."

Scherto Gill – Being together 2017-11-16T09:44:48+00:00

Rama Mani – The Gift of Peace

2017-10-24T11:20:03+00:00

A Peace Booklet by award winning humanist and peace artist, William Kelly and peacebuilder, poet and performance artist Rama Mani is now available.

Lord John Alderdice: "This little book will introduce you to the remarkable way that Rama Mani and Bill Kelly weave poetry and art into a powerful rope that draws us to new insights....."

Rama Mani – The Gift of Peace 2017-10-24T11:20:03+00:00

Lungi Makgoba – Love is the most intense power

2017-11-16T09:44:20+00:00

Lungi Makgoba speaks to Jim Paymar at the 2017 Spirit of Humanity Forum, her second Forum about 'coming home' and how 'love is the most intense power'....

"It is a coming home, to family. It is such an incredibly precious space. This is my second Forum – coming to Iceland, meeting local people, forming bonds of love and fellowship with them....."

Lungi Makgoba – Love is the most intense power 2017-11-16T09:44:20+00:00

Rama Mani – Reawakening of our sense of humanity

2017-11-16T09:43:15+00:00

Dr Rama Mani, Founder, Theatre of Transformation Academy with some beautiful thoughts shared with Jim Paymar at the 2017 Spirit of Humanity Forum in Iceland......

"I have come profoundly to know, having spent my earlier professional life working in the political arena, what I realised it is only through the reawakening of our sense of humanity, that needs to be rekindled in each of us..."

Rama Mani – Reawakening of our sense of humanity 2017-11-16T09:43:15+00:00

Golo Pilz – We can all become members of change

2017-11-16T09:42:43+00:00

Golo Pilz, Adviser for renewable energy for the Brahma Kumaris with an insightful interview looking at climate change and caring for our planet at the recent Spirit Of Humanity Forum in Iceland......

"If we change habits of needing more than we really need we can contribute to climate change in a positive way. But we have to change how we are wired, and meditation is a very powerful tool to initiate such a change.."

Golo Pilz – We can all become members of change 2017-11-16T09:42:43+00:00