To Sear the Collective Soul: The Big Vision and Why We Should Talk About It by Tad Daley is both a discussion of strategy and a beautifully written, inspirational view of the Big Vision of democratic global government and a united Earth.
Projects, Past and Present Tell us about projects you are working on or have already completed. Anything from the 1940s onward is fair game.
Nine Paths to Global Citizenship by Doug McGill Any person who on a daily basis tries to reconcile the pressing needs of his or her family, career, and community with the inner urge to act each day somehow for global betterment, will find spiritual ancestors and some practical advice in one or more of these paths presented.
The Engagement Tree Model: Vision, Values and Outreach by Jane Shevtsov looks at why people get involved in causes and organizations. How can we engage them on the deep level necessary for our long-term work?
The Local in the Global, the Global in the Local by Jane Shevtsov tries to go beyond the local/global dichotomy. What if we adopted a worldplace perspective -- one that sees how every place connects to every other place? What specific projects might promote this way of looking at the world?
Leaders, Celebrities, Organizations Call for World Government by S.B. Gordon
Space and Human Unity by Jane Shevtsov discusses the connection between space exploration and perceptions of human unity. "Congressman Bill Nelson, who also flew on the shuttle, has put forward the idea of a summit meeting in space. Perhaps that is where Earth's constitution will be written."
Olympic Aspirations by K. Titchenell What if athletes could compete in the Olympics under a world flag?
Why We Should Learn Esperanto by Ronald J. Glossop. Hey, it's worth a try!
Why We All Should Be Esperantists by Ronald J. Glossop takes a look at some political and historical aspects of Esperanto.
The First Drops of a Global Waterfall by Eli Williamson-Jones. This short essay examines the importance of cooperation, along with the feelings of individual value needed to successfully build a world beyond borders.
Critical Thinking and Mind Control by K. Titchenell looks at a major obstacle to peace -- lack of critical thinking.
The Matrix and The Lord of the Rings: a Mythology of Ending All War by Eli Williamson-Jones looks at movies that have become modern myths. What do these films tell us about our society and about ending war?
An Open Letter to the General Assembly of the United Nations by Albert Einstein Einstein lays out the argument that the UN now and world government eventually must serve one single goal--the guarantee of the security, tranquillity, and the welfare of all humankind.
Beyond Vietnam by Martin Luther King, Jr. King's essay looks at the violent struggle in Vietnam and argues for non-violent solutions to global conflicts as the only means for building a livable new world.
The American Example by Clarence Streit Streit looks at the past of the United States as an example for the world in how to unite diverse states into a single common union.
African Unity and World Government by Joseph K. Nyerere Nyerere gives arguments as to why Africa should be transformed into a United States of Africa.
Resolutions Adopted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts This resolution requesting the U.S. Congress to invite all nations to unite in the formation of a world state was adopted by Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, February 23, 1915, and by its House of Representatives on February 26, 1915, as House Resolution No. 1226.
Resolution Adopted by the State of North Carolina This joint resolution (H.R. 338 Resolution 24) was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives of North Carolina March 11, 1941, and by a vote of 45 to five by the Senate of North Carolina on March 12, 1941. Contains principles and objectives for a Declaration of the Federation of the World.
Why Shouldn't Iran Seek Nuclear Weapons? Tad Daley explains why the Bush administration's unilateral preemptive policies do not deter Iran from building nuclear weapons but actually encourage them. Dr. Daley argues that assembling a nuclear arsenal is the only thing Tehran believes will successfully defend themselves from American aggression.
The Parliament of the World's Religions, Barcelona Spain (July 2004) by Phil Wetzel Executive Director of PAX 2100, Phil Wetzel, speaks about his experience at the Parliament of World's Religions in Barcelona this summer. Phil talks about this year's Parliamentary theme of celebration of diversity and the "Golden Rule", as the guiding principle of the world's religions and the first step towards peace.
Reflections on the Parliament of the World's Religions by Barbara Wetzel Phil Wetzel's mother describes the atmosphere of Barcelona and all the memorable events that made this years Parliament of World's Religions such a big success.