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On this page you will find an example of the application of Article 19, “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression.”  You are not being asked to agree with what is written in the blog posts, just to consider the viewpoint and defend the right to say it.

 

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
– Evelyn Beatrice Hall expressing the thoughts of Voltaire

What Does it Take to Live the Pledge?

What Does it Take to Live the Pledge?

Do you remember back in grade school when we started our day with the Pledge of Allegiance? With right hand over heart, we recited this pledge every day while admiring our Flag. I remember feeling very proud but not sure I truly understood what I was actually pledging OR, that someday it might take something more than words to fulfill the pledge–it might require action.

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Where Does Peace Begin?

Where Does Peace Begin?

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21st. The United Nations’ General Assembly declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. Is peace simply the absence of war and violence? Or, do each of us contribute to peace every day of our lives?

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We Touch the World and the World Touches Us

Back in May 2020, I received a message on LinkedIn that seemed “out of the blue”. The message basically said, Hello! hope you are doing fine! It’s been a while! Crazy times we are in right now huh?!! Wow! I was talking with a colleague...

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How Much Are You Willing to Give for FREEDOM?

On a walk this morning through my hometown, I passed by a Historic house that I’ve seen many times-- the George Taylor House, signer of the Declaration of Independence. This July 4th, 2020, made me wonder how much our Founding Fathers had...

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Are You Ready to Give Up on Being Healthy?

Let’s begin with the definition of the word ‘health’.  Merriam-Webster defines ‘health’ as the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; freedom from physical disease or pain; a condition in which someone or something is...

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Connecting Purpose, Profit and Culture, Part III

Part III: Creating & Maintaining a Good Business Culture Isn’t Just Good for Business Businesses each have their own unique culture which contribute to the larger world culture. What kind of contribution is your business making? We...

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Connecting Purpose, Profit and Culture, Part II

Bringing Businesses and Human Rights to Life Locally Eleanor Roosevelt, the primary architect and driving force behind the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, once said with great eloquence and truth: “Where, after all, do...

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Connecting Purpose, Profit, and Culture, Part I

Aligning Businesses with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights   Why Businesses Should Care and How They Might Benefit More and more studies show that doing good contributes to a company of any size doing well. Social...

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