... and I need it now!
Added by Sahila ChangeBringer on January 30, 2012 at 5:10pm — No Comments
In what is known as the “impact economy,” public administrators – that group of public service professionals not usually associated with innovation – are proving themselves to be incredibly effective agents of social innovation. From policy makers to nonprofit managers, they are the shepherds of social innovation. By both constructing enabling frameworks for investors and entrepreneurs to operate in and actively implementing solutions to social problems, public administrators are…Continue
Added by Jon Ramer on January 24, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Watching the news is often an exercise in testing your endurance about crises, disasters and heart-breaking stories. The tsunami of bad news buries the abundance of good news stories that exist. If we are what we surround ourselves with then paying attention to the good news stories alters our experience of being alive.
A man I know was determined to stop watching or reading the news because he said it made him feel helpless and despondent. A friend of his challenged him – “There’s…Continue
Added by Robert V. Taylor on January 16, 2012 at 7:34am — No Comments
The “politics of envy” in the United States is political fodder masking a truth that Dr. Martin Luther King pointed to almost 50 years ago. He said his entire work pointed to one goal - the creation of a “beloved community” of Americans. His prescient words invite a new conversation about who we are.
The Pew Research Center reports that two thirds of Americans believe…Continue
Added by Robert V. Taylor on January 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Added by John Malcomson on January 12, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments
with Prof. Ewan Magie
"This course examines the ongoing and deepening relationship between Zen Buddhism and American poetry. We will read, study, and discuss poetic and philosophical precursors, as well as investigate 20th and 21st century American poetry (and some prose) steeped in or informed by Zen Buddhist practice and thought. We…Continue
Added by John Malcomson on January 9, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
I stand on a corner in Davis, California USA and ask people to write their concept of compassion in a notebook. Been doing so for over two years now, and occassionally I share some of the responses here on CAN. About a year ago self-published a portion of those responses in a compilation book and since then people offer their gratitude on how it's affected them after reading it and also the different ways it's been used--most recently a son bought it for his mother and she used it in a…Continue
Hello, new CAN friends!
Here is the link to a blog posting that was also posted on the website of EthicsDaily.com. I invite you to read and to add your comments.
Added by Leroy Seat on January 3, 2012 at 7:07am — No Comments
. . . with Iran. We have had no official contact since 1979, a too-long silence that didn't even exist with the Soviet Union during the Cold War!
Can you imagine how Kennedy and Krushchev could have resolved the Cuban…Continue
Added by PIP RHOADS on January 1, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments