Posts tagged 'Religion'

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What's the link between money and happiness?

    In May 2006 I saw a new Honda Accord (a luxury car in India) in my home town of Bangalore sporting the bumper sticker:… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What I've learned as a female war reporter

    Throughout my career, I have heard preachers from all sides ranting about the “clash of cultures”, or debating… more

  • Forum Event

    My message to the World Economic Forum in Davos

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Are human rights and religion compatible?

    In most Western societies the political language is that of liberalism, and the individual is at the centre of the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Five lessons from the world of faith

    Based on my recent travels through Asia, Africa and the Middle East, I have made the following observations about the… more

  • Forum Article

    Four ways for businesses to build trust

    We place implicit trust in commercial brands: the Body Shop will not test products on animals; a bottle of Coca Cola… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why religion is important in conflict prevention

    In recent years, much foreign policy attention has focused on the role of religion in contributing to strife across the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can the best of faith defeat the worst of religion?

    The Syrian crisis raises profound moral questions about the way our world is governed today. In contrast to the Cold… more

  • Forum Article

    How to stop ignorance ruling the world?

    People have a right to be ignorant. Just as we can choose to damage our health by overeating, smoking cigarettes, and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The role of faith in humanitarian crises

    In humanitarian emergencies across the world, people commonly look to their local faith communities for support. But… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    On a Tweet and a prayer

    Ancient tradition and modern communication appeared to work together when the new pope was elected in Rome this… more

  • Forum Article

    How is religious leadership changing?

    Linda Woodhead explains how traditional authority gives way to charismatic authority There’s a puzzled tone to some… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is religion outdated in the 21st century?

    My father always says that if you don’t want to get into an argument, you shouldn’t talk about politics, money or… more

  • Forum Video

    Ideas for change: a charter for compassion

    “Never treat others as you would not like to be treated yourself.” Karen Armstrong describes this as the… more

  • Forum Event

    Desmond Tutu: A message to men and boys

    Annual Meeting 2012

    25 - 29 Jan 2012, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Desmond Tutu: Time to close the gap

    As you may know, I truly believe that every human being is made for goodness – yes, even bankers! So I am very… more

  • Forum Video

    Open Forum Davos 2011 - Does Faith Need Religious Institution?

    The interest of people in existential questions and ethical orientation is unchanging. But the connection to… more