14 August 2011

2011 Global Peace Index

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What is the vision of humanity in the 21st century? "In the 21st Century peace is the pre-requisite for the survival of humanity as we know it. No longer viewed in the domain of altruistic, it is in everyone's fundamental best interest." (Steve Killelea, Founder, Vision of Humanity)
 
The 2011 GPI by way of Vision of Humanity. "The GPI, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness. It gauges ongoing domestic and international conflict, safety and security in society, and militarisation in 153 countries by taking into account 23 separate indicators." Infographic by way of Always With Honour. 

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2 comments:

Vernspath said...

"World-peace
Can be achieved
When the power of love
Replaces
The love of power" - Sri Chinmoy

FlyingDakini said...

I always recall this quote from Sri Chimnoy. And isn't it a true concept, the power of compassion, altruism, and kindness as an ultimate, ideal power.

 
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