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Category Archives: Love and Mutuality
Time, Space and the Global Imaginary: Reflections on Elise Boulding’s Contribution to a Global Civic Culture and a Peaceful World.
In all this work on developing a global system that worked she promoted integrative rather than dominatory or coercive power(power with rather than power over others) . She also wanted a world where diversity was celebrated, where there was equality between men and women and adults and children. She wanted a world dedicated to the creation of conditions within which all 6.5 billion people on the planet were able to have their needs for recognition, security and welfare met and where they could all realise their deepest potentiality. She advanced all of these causes with integrity, passion, intellect and a deep commitment to the welfare of others. I miss her every day but her ideas sustain me and others as we grapple with the follies of the 21st century. Continue reading
Istanbul Ataturk Airport: Kevin P Clements 16th August 2014 I am so keen to get home that I decided to head off early to the airport. This turned out to be a big mistake as the Singapore Airlines counter is … Continue reading
The weight of the world: Kevin P Clements If you are a reasonably open, sensitive empathetic person its pretty hard not to be weighed down by the weight of the world at the moment. Gaza is a 21st century nightmare … Continue reading
A Theory of Love for a slightly Broken World. Kevin P Clements Diane Ackerman says of love: “What a small word we use for an idea so immense and powerful, it has altered the flow of … Continue reading
Hi Friends, this is nice short reflection on how we overcome the divisions that kill. I am reposting it for all of you to reflect on. Stepping Toward: The Dance Step of Peacemaking Samuel Mahaffy The greatest lesson … Continue reading
The Anglican Church in England approves the ordination of women Bishops 25 years after the Church of the Province of New Zealand.
The Anglican Church in England approves the ordination of women Bishops 25 years after the Church of the Province of New Zealand. Kevin P Clements NCPACS, University of Otago The General Synod of the Anglican Church in England has … Continue reading
What’s love got to do with it?:Rediscovering the Golden and Silver Rules for the Middle East. Kevin P Clements NCPACS, University of Otago Just as we thought the world was getting more enlightened and the number of violent conflicts … Continue reading