Wednesday, May 9, 2012

God is not a factionalist, says Desmond Tutu

Insight from Desmond Tutu on working for a better world at this Washington Post Article.

Among some quotes:

Because we live in a pluralistic, global world we need to be able to listen to other viewpoints, place ourselves in the shoes of others, and respond fairly, magnanimously and pragmatically.

God is not a factionalist. Surely St. Peter does not stand at the Pearly Gates and  grant tickets only to Lutherans or Hasidics or Sunnis or Jains… or to Christians, but not to Buddhists?

The ethic of reciprocity enjoins us to treat others as we would like others to treat us.

Toward eupan ~

~ marty alan michelson, ph.d.

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