Category Archives: Web resource

“Use your common sense. Be courageous”

“It’s so obviously correct that law is better than war, and that it’s better to live in peace, with human rights, than to live in war, killing people whom you don’t even know.” Mr. Benjamin Ferencz, a human rights lawyer … Continue reading

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What is justice? What is forgiveness? Are both possible?

Click on the image above to read the Harvard Crimson story about this event. Click here to listen to the audio at the Veritas Forum

Posted in Educational resource, Online Lecture, Overheard, Web resource

Singing America: Sarah Ogan Gunning

One of 15 children born in an Appalachian coal-mining town in 1910, the power of Sarah Ogan Gunning’s heritage, voice, and influence in American folk music has been said to be “giant,” far greater than that of Loretta Lynn or … Continue reading

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Build & Nurture Community Diversity & Inclusion

Harvard’s hot-off-the-press report on diversity and inclusion is worth the world (or at least other educational and workplace communities around the world) taking a look: Learn more Read the full report

Posted in Booknote, Educational resource, Overheard, Web resource

Memoir on refugee life in France

Lynne Jones, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, writer, researcher, and relief worker, describes the daily journey of working with refugees and migrants in these online diaries. The link above will open her 23-page diary from refugee camps in Calais, France, … Continue reading

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Life These Days

one of my very favorite reminders that sometimes, just sometimes, amazing journeys  (if with a bit of wipe-out here and there) are possible. [click on video image above or here to view]

Posted in Reflection, Web resource

Simone Weil on Relational Justice

“If Simone Weil is correct… justice means the right relationships among all things. I think this relates to social justice, the active restoration of right relationships, because after all, what does the beauty of the world tell us? … Now … Continue reading

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