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The Spirit to Serve Others by Brandon Nicholson

Growing up, Oakland Children’s Hospital was my second home. As a baby, I experienced the first of 22 ear infections, which required multiple surgeries. At age 2, I developed seizures after my mom and I were broadsided in a car accident. I took seizure…

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Life is a battle to win ultimate and unlimited freedom

Life is a battle to win ultimate and unlimited freedom. Faith in Buddhism allows us to use our karma and the sufferings of birth, aging, sickness and death as springboards to happiness. The purpose of faith is to…

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Creating a Culture of Peace

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury During his tenure as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury undertook a pioneering initiative on the Culture of Peace and chaired the nine-month-long negotiations that resulted in…

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Paths to Peace Through Compassion, Cooperation and Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs Director of the The Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia University Jeffrey D. Sachs is widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation. For more than twenty…

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Patriarchy, Pedagogy and Learning Toward a Culture of Peace

Betty A. Reardon, Ph.D. Director, Peace Education Center Teachers College, Columbia University Betty Reardon, director of the Peace Education Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, is internationally acknowledged as a founder of peace education. She is also a…

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