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- -: Karen Armstrong: 2008 TED Prize wish: Charter for Compassio

March 19, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

http://www.ted.com As she accepts her 2008 TED Prize, author and scholar Karen Armstrong talks about how the Abrahamic religions -- Islam, Judaism, Christianity -- have been diverted from the moral purpose they share to foster compassion. But Armstrong has seen a yearning to change this fact. Pe...

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- -: Karen Armstrong: Let's revive the Golden Rule

September 30, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Weeks from the Charter for Compassion launch, Karen Armstrong looks at religion's role in the 21st century: Will its dogmas divide us? Or will it unite us for common good? She reviews the catalysts that can drive the world's faiths to rediscover the Golden Rule. TEDTalks is a ...

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- -: Authors@Google: Steve Paulson

December 10, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Is the universe ''designed'' for life? Will science ever unlock the mysteries of the human mind or explain the origins of religion? In "Atoms and Eden", award-winning journalist Steve Paulson explores these questions in an unprecedented collection of interviews with the major figures in the scien...

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- -: How to Die Well

June 2, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Historian of religion Karen Armstrong cites three models of a "good death": one from history, one from religion, and one from her own experience as a nun.

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- -: TEDxBuffalo - Karen Armstrong - Future Cities

October 26, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Karen Armstrong of CADDimensions talks about her 27-year career in the engineering industry, and how initiatives like the Future Cities Competition can spur kids, and especially women, to take on math and science education head-on--one amazing city plan at a time. In the spirit of ideas worth sp...

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- -: Bringing Wisdom of Socrates to Modern Dialogue - Karen Armstrong

August 26, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/14/Karen_Armstrong_Charter_for_Compassion Author, scholar and journalist Karen Armstrong discusses the need to apply Socratic philosophy to the counterproductive fierceness of modern debate. "Real philosophical debate...that is conducted in the spirit of...

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- -: Suffering and the Power of Compassion - Karen Armstrong

September 15, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/14/Karen_Armstrong_Charter_for_Compassion Author, scholar and journalist Karen Armstrong explains her view on the spectacle of suffering and its positive and negative effects on humanity. She relates suffering to compassion, recalling various Confucian, ...

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- -: Karen Armstrong on the 'Ground Zero Mosque' Debate

August 25, 2010 (almost 7 years ago)

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/conference/chautauqua_video_sampler_2010 Karen Armstrong, founder of the Charter for Compassion, discusses recent controversy over the planned building of a mosque and Islamic community center two blocks from the former site of the World Trade Center. Sh...

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Krista Tippett: Reconnecting with Compassion

November 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Krista Tippett aims to resurrect compassion and give it a more tangible meaning through photographs that stir up this virtue in the hearts of the audience.

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Source: TED

Robert Thurman: Expanding Your Circle of Compassion

October 1, 2009 (almost 8 years ago)

In this compelling talk, Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman tells us about expanding our circle of compassion. He tells us a story defining what compassion is and how it's a universal topic. He gives us the sevenfold method for developing compassion and these really give you something to think about...

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Source: TED

Al Gore: New Thinking on the Climate Crisis

March 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Al Gore talks about how climate crisis dramatically increases as years pass by and the things that governemnts should be doing to compensate for the damage it has been doing to the earth's environment.

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Source: TED

Karen Armstrong: Let's Revive the Golden Rule

July 1, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

In this talk, Karen Armstrong stresses the importance of coming together in compassion and in the message of the Golden Rule. That religion should unite us and not divide. She talks about the urgency to have the Charter for Compassion implemented globally and that we should all be active particip...

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Source: TED

Karen Armstrong: TED Prize Wish: The Charter for Compassion

February 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

In this talk, Karen Armstrong reminds us of the Golden rule and that we must always find compassion in every interpretation of scripture. These ideas should combine to make a charter for compassion that will make religion a force for harmony.

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Source: TED

Jonathan Haidt: The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives

March 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

In this talk, Jonathan Haidt delves into our moral values. He goes back to the beginning of our morality and how it progresses to a liberal or conservative way of thinking.

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