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The Community as a Protagonist

A central assumption in the previous post is that local communities have a role to play as protagonists in establishing and delivering effective and sustainable education to serve the needs of their local population. 923 more words

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UK Bahá'í Choir in Edinburgh

My husband, Ramin and myself have joined the UK Bahá’í Choir – and this weekend travelled up to Edinburgh for a full weekend’s rehearsal. We joined about 25 other choir members from all over the UK, made many new friends and caught up with friends from years ago! 548 more words

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Changes of Mind (1/3): a review

I recently embarked on sequences of new posts which examine a number of ideas from books I have recently read. These ideas relate to where our society is heading and what we as individuals might be able to do about that. 958 more words

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The Road to 65, Mile 119: Sunshine In A Box

March 27, 2015, Prescott-  I had a fascinating interview today, with the director of a Waldorf School.  He asked me to choose between committing to a full-time position, immediately and continuing to substitute, while filling in for a three-week period, during the month of May. 293 more words

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Humanity is our Business (4/5): Devotional Meetings

Bahá’í worship, however exalted in its conception, however passionate in fervour, . . . . . cannot afford lasting satisfaction and benefit to the worshipper himself, much less to humanity in general, unless and until translated and transfused into that dynamic and disinterested service to the cause of humanity which it is the supreme privilege of the dependencies of the…

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Letter to a dear Friend in Winter

I have embarked on sequences of new posts which examine a number of ideas from books I have recently read. These ideas relate to where our society is heading and what we as individuals might be able to do about that. 432 more words

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Book Review (2a/5): Empathy and Entropy - 'The Empathic Civilisation'

As the twentieth century draws to a close, it is no longer possible to maintain the belief that the approach to social and economic development to which the materialistic conception of life has given rise is capable of meeting humanity’s needs.

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