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Universal Ethics & Responsibility

Universal Ethics & Responsibility

   “To build a global ethic of nonviolence, coexistence, gender equity and peace by facilitating secular processes that cultivate personal and social ethical values.” (FUR)  “To promote universal responsibility in a manner that respects difference and encourages a diversity of beliefs, practices and approaches.” (FUR) “To enrich educational paradigms that tap the transformative potential of the human...

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Education, Science & Knowledge Should be FREE!

Education, Science & Knowledge Should be FREE!

  “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” (Socrates) “It is our moral duty to share the scientific, intellectual, spiritual and creative wisdom of man with all of humanity so that every single person on the planet has the same opportunity to explore, expand, become enlightened by, or simply to experience, the collective gifts of humankind.” (JPS)   All knowledge, all science, all education and even all...

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How Can We Kill Creatures That Cry?

How Can We Kill Creatures That Cry?

  “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” (Gandhi) “Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” (Einstein) We tend to (conveniently) convince ourselves that certain animals, below some sort of arbitrarily chosen phylogenetic level, are less conscious,...

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What’s the Point of a Moral Crusade if Nothing Changes?

“Even the most rational approach to ethics is defenseless if there isn’t the will to do what is right” (Solzhenitsyn) “Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe — the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.” (Kant)   Some of my friends have known me long enough to know that once in a while I can take a very strong stand against something I consider to be wrong. Sometimes...

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