Imagine Peace, Imagine Harmony, Imagine Compassion

November 13, 2008

Karen Armstrong has a vision for the harmonizing forces of religion. Recently, she won the TED Prize and was awarded her wish- support for the Charter of Compassion which will be written in collaboration with people who participate through the Charter for Compassion web site.

Muslims, Christians, and Jews will be sent an email inviting them to come to the site and offer their choice of words, in their own language, to help create a charter capable of inspiring the world to focus on what the great religions share, as opposed to what divides them. The goal is to obtain all input from global participants within the next four weeks, select the best contributions with the help of a council of religious "sages", and conduct a major launch of the finished document in 2009.

In this 21 minute video from TED.com she talks about restoring the Golden Rule instead of division and sectarianism as the main emphases of religions. Watch and then go to the Charter for Compassion web site and make a difference!

                    http://static.videoegg.com/ted2/flash/loader.swf

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