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~ Idea 1241 ~It is high time to convene a first world conference on waste and garbage, a subject which has never been considered in its global dimensions. The results would be staggering and show that humanity is on the course of disaster. Watching every day from our hill in Costa Rica the huge fires of garbage in the valley below, spreading fumes over the city of Alajuela, Barbara and I are deeply concerned. And the people down there do not see the blanket extending over their heads, the same way as in huge cities in the world they do not see the brown blanket of pollution over their homes, affecting the lungs of their families.
3 December 1997
The world conference I propose could give birth to two much needed new sciences, strategies and methodologies under the names of:
These should be worked on and taught in Universities and schools in the world.
Robert's The Miracle, Joy and Art of Living,
Volume II Chapter 9 - Of Spirituality - Annex - My Spiritual Journey
There are now many good signs of a spiritual Renaissance in the world: the World Bank has meetings with spiritual leaders to see how poverty in the poor countries can be healed. Harvard University has conducted a vast survey of the contributions of the religions to the environment and safeguard of the Earth. Secretary General Kofi Annan has meetings with the leaders of the main religions of the world. A World Commission on Global Consciousness and Spirituality has been created. Dr. Karan Singh of India and I are its Co-chairmen.
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.
Troy Mason. Location: Mount Rainier National Park, WA.
WORD FOR THE DAY Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. -- William Arthur Ward
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