Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Power of a Chlid

The speech in the video above is inspirational. This girl, Severn Suzuki, is only 13 years old at the time the speech was given at the Rio Earth Summit in 1993. She astounded every listener at the conference and has astounded every Youtube viewer since. Despite the video’s 100,000’s of viewings, her voice is largely unheard by those addressed. Our planet still has the same problems it had 15 years… Continue reading

Pale Blue Dot

This video is simple but powerful. Dr. Carl Sagan possessed an insightful knowledge of the universe and with that viewpoint he was able to describe our human issues on planet Earth in a new, compelling way, demonstrating a vision only possible through a fresh look at our planet. This video shows us our relative unimportance as a species to the Earth and Universe.

For many years we… Continue reading

Akio And His Holiness The Dali Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama attended Akio’s Global Forums in Oxford, Moscow and Rio and was a powerful presence. Gathered alongwith the high priest of the Sacred Forest of Togo, the Grand Mufti of Syria, the Metropolitan of Moscow, the Cardinal Archbishop of Vienna, Mother Teresa, the chief rabbis of Romania, and many other representatives from the world’s