Category Archives: Diplomacy

Triage: Dr. James Orbinski

A review of the documentary, “Triage:  Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma,” 2007, on NetFlix now. Dr. James Orbinski worked with Doctors Without Borders for many years, eventually ending up as their president.  He treated hundreds of people in Somalia, Rwanda … Continue reading

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Love-filled, precision-guided lightning bolts

Why does my mind steeped in soot cause me to cry out, “War!  War!  Rage against the vile winds which rip through the virgin, green fields, stripping them of their succulent fruit,” when I know, from a higher place inside, … Continue reading

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Synergy

I continue to send out a clarion call for problem solving rather than power tripping; for putting our heads together rather than banging heads; for good-faith collaboration among all merited individuals on any given topic, rather than clever, cunning subversion … Continue reading

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The Bridge

Two shores; Separated by a roily river and eons of distrust. “I can become a Bridge,” offers a pile of wood. For decades, centuries, cries of “NO” resound through the hate-filled skies. Then, at last, a full moon to the … Continue reading

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C2C

Cradle to Cradle Design: An Essential Perspective as We Begin to Technologically Enter God’s Inner Temple We are at a tremendously exciting threshold of human development.  As a species we have loved, since the time we lived in caves, to … Continue reading

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The PLANET Somalia Project

By placing the Internet into the hands of adults and youth within the school system, we further empower an already technology-strong population.  Like so many other tools to which we have access, the Internet gives us enormous potential:  the capacity … Continue reading

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Building a Sense of Security

“All sides [of a conflict] have a need for security, and increasing the feeling of security of one side does not diminish the security of the other side, as is commonly believed. Rather the opposite is generally true: the more … Continue reading

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