Monday, 26 October 2009

Karen Armstrong TED Prize: the Charter for Compassion

Link to the original post including video: Karen Armstrong TED Prize: the Charter for Compassion

Karen Armstrong talks about the possibility of implementing the "Golden Rule" throughout the world and throughout all religions in the world...

Original 2008 Talk:



The "Charter for Compassion" that Karen Armstrong refers to in her TED Prize Wish is here: Charter For Compassion Web site

In 2009 Karen Armstrong followed up her original 2008 talk with another appearance at TED where she gave a similar talk:



The Charter for Compassion is being unveiled on 12th November 2009: See: The Charter for Compassion is the result of Karen Armstrong’s 2008 TED Prize wish and made possible by the generous support of the Fetzer Institute. It will be unveiled to the world on November 12, 2009.

Here are a couple of useful links regarding "the golden rule" otherwise known as the "ethic of reciprocity".

Versions of the "the golden rule" in 21 religions on religioustolerance.org

"the golden rule" "ethic of reciprocity" on Wikipedia

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