The World Goodwill Newsletter is a regular publication highlighting the energy of goodwill in world affairs. The newsletter presents a universal spiritual approach to topics of concern. We draw attention to the work of uplifting humanity done in many different fields by civil society, the United Nations, and other actors. A sample of topics covered include: UN Reform; The impact and meaning of the 2004 Tsunami; Spiritual aspects of business, and; Laws, Goodwill and Justice.
TOWARDS AN AGE OF LIGHT
In the first decade of the 19th century, the first electric light flickered into life in the laboratory of Sir Humphrey Davy. Could he and his collaborators have envisaged, over 200 years later, the dynamic cityscape above? Did they know that their efforts would have such a profound global effect? For today, the operation of society is virtually unthinkable without the ubiquitous presence of all the technologies that have grown out of that simple experiment. more...
THE LASER: AGENT AND SYMBOL OF COHERENCE
Perhaps the most significant symbol presaging a new Age of Light in human life is the laser. First created in 1960, and initially dubbed “a solution looking for a problem”, these potent instruments of light are now used in a multitude of ways.more...
WIELDING THE HEALING POWER OF LIGHT
The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Light... Research into light technologies has blossomed in the past decade, indicating the growing amount of awareness and exploration with light that is occurring in the mind of humanity. Light is a necessary component for life, affecting the metabolic hormones in the body that maintain healthy cell growth and functioning. more...
LIGHT AND ENLIGHTENMENT
From the very dawn of time the light of the sun has been revered as the life-giver, that which takes away the darkness of the world and embodies the good, the righteous and the true. Light has always held a central place in the many cosmologies of the religious and spiritual traditions of the world. All things were understood as coming from darkness and eventually entering into light. more...
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The Coming One: Discussing the idea of the continuity of divine revelation presented by World Teachers or Avatars down the ages
The United Nations: Humanity's Challenge: Commentary reflecting on the purpose of, and prospects for, the UN.
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