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Helping War-Affected Children in Liberia

Growing up in a village in Grand Bassa County in the west-central portion of Liberia, Remongar Dennis was one of only seven children to survive infancy in what would have been a family of 13. He was the only child in his family to go to school. Now Liberia’s deputy permanent representative to the U.N. [ … ]

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The Path to a Peaceful World

In September 2000, 187 member states of the United Nations reaffirmed their commitment to eliminating poverty and creating sustainable development. At the United Nations Millennium Summit, 147 heads of state signed the Millennium Declaration, which set measurable goals and included a 15-year time [ … ]

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Let’s Hear the Earth’s Plea

What is the relationship between humans and nature? What have we communicated to the Earth, and what message is the Earth trying to convey to us now? We may consider these events to be natural disasters, but we have to realize that they are actually the result of choices that each of us makes [ … ]

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Feeling the Earth As Crucial to Our Lives

I believe that the two most important values in the 21st century are the Earth and the human brain. The Earth’s health is the only vision that is all-encompassing enough to overcome the ethnic, cultural, religious, and national tensions that exist. Only the Earth can become the central axis [ … ]