Posts tagged Peace

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Peace Unveiled: Women, War & Peace

This documentary depicts three women in Afghanistan who risk their lives to make sure women’s rights don’t get traded away in  peace negotiations with the Taliban. Watch the trailer. If you are moved to donate, the Centers of Light are collecting money to support Revolutionary Association of the [...]
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Top 10 Must-See Occupy Wall Street Videos [Slideshow]

Please take the time to watch these 10 videos about the Occupy movement. They are important, and will help you get a sense of the whole of the issues, and what it has been and what it can be. Watch the videos.
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Mother Clare Speaks About Nobel Peace Prize Winners

In this YouTube video  Mother Clare Watts speaks about the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni democratic activist Tawakkul Karman, who won for their work on women’s rights, human rights, freedom of expression, [...]
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2012: A Message of Hope

“Every thought in the human mind sends out an electro-magnetic wave from the base of the heart that has a measurable effect on the world in which we live.” from 2012: A Message of Hope This beautiful and inspiring video makes the case for meditation and its role in changing ourselves and the world [...]
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Protestors Are Awesome: Christians Protecting Praying Muslims in Egypt

Depicted in this photo, an image from an anonymous source on the ground in Egypt, is a team of Egyptian Christians forming a massive human shield to protect their Muslim countrymen as they prayed during the violent protests yesterday. Beauty amid the chaos. Update: The woman behind this photo [...]
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Nuclear Tipping Point

In January, the Centers of Light around the country will host monthly Conscious Movie events featuring Nuclear Tipping Point. This film is a conversation with four men intimately involved in American diplomacy and national security over the last four decades. Former Secretary of State George [...]
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Rendition

The Centers of Light hosted its monthly Conscious Movie event in August, showing Rendition. This movie examines the practice of “renditioning” – moving terror suspects to overseas prisons for detention and interrogation – and how the practice can be misused and abused by those who have the [...]
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From The Real News: The International Effort to Criminalize War

From the Real News Network, September 19, 2010. At the end of August prosecutors from international tribunals such as those in Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the Fmr. Yugoslavia met in Jamestown, NY for the 2010 International Humanitarian Law Dialogues. The discussion this year focused on the [...]
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July’s Cause: Quality, Accessible Health Care for All

Every month the Centers of Light around the country support a cause. The cause for July is health care and providing health care to everyone in the world. For those interested in helping bring more peace to the world, the Centers of Light host a monthly event called “Prayers for Peace” the first [...]
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