June 13, 2012

From the Promise of the Enlightenment to the Promise the Arab Spring?

“I see the core challenge as being similar in both the Middle East and in the West. That is, to clarify and implement more genuinely democratic forms of participation from local levels upwards and to create relations based on mutual respect.”
November 28, 2008

Narratives of interdependence: old and new – Making Connections

"If people can see Earth from up here, see it without those borders, see it without any differences in race or religion, they would have a completely different perspective. (Anousheh Ansari, Iranian-American space tourist)
September 3, 2008

We need ‘good’ stories

We are in between stories. The old story, the account of how the world came to be and how we fit into it, is no longer effective. Yet we have not learned new stories.