Thursday, October 11, 2012

Common Ground For Peace

On Monday, our sons had the honor of attending "Common Ground for Peace," a two day forum at Syracuse University, where Simon is a freshman.  Leading the conversation among the many luminaries from the world of politics, policy, and journalism, was His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and it was a thrill for our children to hear his message.  To paraphrase, focus on what makes all human beings the same: we sleep, we dream, we eat, we work. Among humans, our most common traits are just that, common to us all.  Please take a few moments to listen for yourself.  He comes in to the video at 24 minutes.  You can view it here.

War?  What is it good for?  Absolutely nothing.

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