CACOR cordially invites you to a ZOOM Presentation Date: Wednesday January 20 2021 Title: The Way that Women Deal with Global Issues Presenter: Huguette Labelle Time: 1:30pm About the presentation ‘Given the list of global issues facing humanity, it is time to observe women leaders as Heads of States and Governments and national and international institutions. Are […]
Decades ago, in an NGO’s in house journal, there was a sidebar about supporting your causes. The gist of it has stuck with me over the years: Give until it hurts! For the same NGO, I looked over, in some detail, the federal government’s list of charitable foundations and the causes they support. Three quarters […]
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. Arthur Conan Doyle, physician and writer (1859-1930) A century later, this is known as motivated reasoning.
Whole systems thinking calls for scepticism about simplistic solutions, willingness to seek connections between problems and events that conventional discourse ignores, and the courage to delve into subject matter that may lie outside our direct expertise and experience. Dr. David C. Korten is a member of the Club of Rome. He is co-chair of the […]
A conversation with political philosopher Michael Sandel Meritocracy is not an alternative to inequality. If you think about it, it’s a justification for inequality. That’s what it’s become, and the effect of this has been to generate hubris among the winners and anger, resentment, even humiliation among those left behind. Because it is not only […]