Dec. 13, 2009
This is a pre-recorded program from the World Goodwill Seminar that was held on November 14, 2009 in London, UK. The theme: IGNITING THE UNIVERSAL WILL-TO-GOOD IN A TIME OF DECISION. Opening talk by Dominic Dibble. GUEST SPEAKER: May East will give a talk on "Forging New Relationships with the Earth". May East is the Ecovillage Project Education Coordinator for Gaia Education. She is a Brazilian social change activist who has spent the last 30 years working internationally with music, indigenous people, women, antinuclear, environmental and sustainable human settlements movements. May is a teacher of the International Holistic University and works internationally as an ecovillage consultant and educator. GUEST SPEAKER: Simon Keyes will talk on "The Will to Forgive and to Reconcile". Simon Keyes is the Director of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace. His career has been largely concerned with cultivating new initiatives in the areas of homelessness, mental health and crime prevention. He organised “The Way of Peace 2000” interfaith initiative with HH The Dalai Lama in Northern Ireland and set up the first London Christian Meditation Centre at St. Mark’s Myddelton Square. GUEST SPEAKER: Professor Theodora Asteri will speak on "The Spirit of Amnesty". Theodora Asteri is a Professor in Special Pedagogics and Psychology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is also actively involved in the Greek section of Amnesty International as a Human Rights Education Advisor and is a long time supporter of the work of World Goodwill. World Goodwill staff talk by Lawrence Newey. Closing talk by Christine Morgan.