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[GMW #1999] Hold A World Conference On Ideas For A Peaceful and Better World In The 21st Century And Third Millennium



[GMW #1999] Hold A World Conference On Ideas For A Peaceful and Better World In The 21st Century And Third Millennium
Friday 9 July 2010, Editor: Easy
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Idea Dream - Robert Muller's Ideas 1 to 500
~ Idea 107 ~    25 October 1994

An idea of Barbara Gaughen is to hold before the year 2000 a World Conference on Ideas for a Peaceful and Better World in the 21st century and third millennium. 

It would probably be one of the most unusual and most useful conferences in human history.

Robert's The Miracle, Joy and Art of Living,  
Volume II Chapter 14 - Of Writing

When I was a refugee student at a college in the city of Lyon, a famous professor of literature gave us to write an essay on "natural style".  We all failed. 

He then explained to us with a story what he expected:  at the Court of Louis XIV there was a Marquis who, when he was invited to a Court reception, spent hours in front of a mirror to arrange the folds of his jabot - a large neck garment of lace.  When he arrived at the Court, everybody exclaimed:  Monsieur le Marquis, comme votre jabot est naturel", how natural your jabot is!"

It is the same with style.
*

I approached the same Professor* one day and said to him:

"I come from Alsace-Lorraine and our teachers there tell us that we will never be able to write a beautiful French, because we are bilingual."

He answered:  "Do not believe such rubbish. 

Follow my advice:  select a great author whom you like and copy every day, very slowly, ten lines from his writings. 

Read once in a while the texts you have copied.  I guarantee you that within six months you will write his style."

He was right.  I later did the same for German and English and kept preciously the notebooks to refresh my style in these languages.
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* See "Of Good Teachers", in Chapter I of "The Need for a Global all Humanity Education".

UN News Sources - UN Chronicle, United Nations News Service , UN Wire News Archive
References: Earth Charter, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Rights of: Children, Women, Indigenous People
To Be Written: Rights of Nature, Birds, Animals, Fish, etc.


WORD FOR THE DAY

Love wisdom, and she will guard you;
cherish her, and she will lift you high;

 if only you embrace her,
she will bring you honor.

She will set a garland of grace on your head and
bestow on you a crown of glory.

Proverbs 4:6-9


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3 comments:

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當一個人內心能容納兩樣相互衝突的東西,這個人便開始變得有價值了。............................................................

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人生匆匆-把握當下,支持鼓勵~事事如意~..................................................................