My time in South America
When I was studying Peace and Conflict Studies at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok (Rotary program) I was exposed to traditional teachings of peace such as: concepts and values of peace, diagnosis and analysis of conflict, conflict resolution, conflict transformation and… Continue reading
The beauty of couch surfing is that you can move to different houses and meet new people. I have had 4 couch surfs since being in Santiago. It is a wonderful way to learn about the culture and people.
When silence is used to shut someone out, to avoid, to pressure, to punish etc. it is not peace. There is an increasing trend these days to cut people off suddenly without explanation or walk away. Unresolved conflict can be… Continue reading
This is inspired by Marion who I met yesterday. She is looking for a new way to create society based on humanness not money. I wrote this Charter in 2008 as I was deeply reflecting on the principles underlying a… Continue reading
I am getting up pretty late as I am going to bed late. I am feeling inspired to write. I am discovering I have a love of writing and communicating. So the blog is becoming a good practice with starting… Continue reading
I just did a typographical error as I decided the topic, planet became plant. I like the feeling of that as it immediately evokes the idea of growth. Does the planet earth grow? Certainly the organisms on it are born,… Continue reading
Today is Wednesday, on Monday I moved from Jorges place. I am staying at Jonathan’s place, he is in couch surfing as well. He lives on the same street as Jorge. I met Jonathan at the photo shoot with Valaria… Continue reading