martedì 9 luglio 2013

from Integral World Newsletter

Can MEDITATION Change The World? 

The Amazing Story of the Meditating President

Last week a group of my students were giving a presentation on the spiritual philosopher Ken Wilber. It included a video interview in which Wilber remarked, ‘The best way to stop famine in the world is to meditate.’

Some students were outraged, and my initial thought was that the comment was glib and offensive. Surely the best way to stop famine is to provide food, to donate money, or at least to end conflict or reduce corruption?
However, there is a case study which illustrates Wilber’s meaning very clearly. It’s the story of the ‘meditating president’, Joachim Chissano of Mozambique.

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Do You know PIPO?

Peace Revolution strives to bring peace to the world by supporting individuals to find inner peace and sharing that peace with their families, friends and communities, hence the slogan PIPO or Peace In, Peace Out . So, in order to change the world, we need to start from changing ourselves.
The unique approach that distinguishes Peace Revolution from other peace initiatives is the inclusion of three components that support personal development of our members aka Peace Rebels.

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