Four Arrows, aka Don Trent Jacobs, sits down to discuss ways in which indigenous education can challenge the dominant Western worldview.
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'Want to avoid the rise of a new extremism? Values-based schools and a 'cosmocentric' education are the key', writes Neil Hawkes
This grassroots movement is finally being adopted around the world – and not before time, writes one pioneer of character education
Professor. Mike Hardy, Executive Director of Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University shares his thoughts at the SOH Forum...
"Wouldn’t it be better to focus not on who we were but how we behaved? Are you kind, gentle, are you generous, are you angry? That level of difference would be easier to manage."
Vladimir Yakunin with open, wonderful thoughts from his interview conducted at the 2017 Spirit Of Humanity.
"Very often we trust what we read in newspapers, or see on the TV, taking no efforts to learn or to study. That is a specific feature of human beings, not just to be curious, but to learn and to study. Education to my mind is the core element for future development of peace in the world."
Former Foreign Minister for Iceland (2007-2009) Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottirh spoke to Jim Paymar at the 2017 Spirit of Humanity Forum in Iceland
"I think they often approach them from an inner place, using their inner values, and it is important for us to not lose this. For me it is important women are to be everywhere decisions are made."
Mohinder Singh spoke to Jim Paymar at the 2017 Spirit of Humanity Forum in Iceland
" When you talk about humanity, it leaves nobody outside. We are all human, each one of us we are interconnected and interdependent. What we do affects others."
Elmar Givelet lives in Paris and was the youngest participant at the 2017 Spirit Of Humanity Forum. He gave a wonderful talk at the Forum, and here he gives us his thoughts on the Forum itself.
" Everybody here is concentrated in a way that they are interested, happy, here not just to learn but to discover. They are taking their curiosity."
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"
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.
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.