Discuss the Charter with Karen Armstrong – November 19

Karen Armstrong will be hosting a live discussion about the Charter and its implications TODAY, 11/19, from 5-6 pm EST on the Charter’s Facebook page.

What do you want to ask Karen?

Join live or post questions ahead of time in our Discussion group.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Charter-for-Compassion/
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  1. This Friday, December 18th, Karen Armstrong will host another one hour Facebook conversation on compassionate action. Join her at 6pm GMT (1pm EST/10am PST) on the discussion boards and click the link titled “LIVE DISCUSSION WITH KAREN ARMSTRONG 12/18”.

    URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Charter-for-Compassion/163223499166?ref=ts

    Focusing on the calls to action in the Charter (posted below), participants can ask her about and read her thoughts on how we can use the Charter as a summons to creative, practical and sustained action to meet the political, moral, religious, social and cultural problems of our time.

    “We therefore call upon all men and women ~ to restore compassion to the centre of morality and religion ~ to return to the ancient principle that any interpretation of scripture that breeds violence, hatred or disdain is illegitimate ~ to ensure that youth are given accurate and respectful information about other traditions, religions and cultures ~ to encourage a positive appreciation of cultural and religious diversity ~ to cultivate an informed empathy with the suffering of all human beings—even those regarded as enemies.”

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