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The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action by Laurence Overmire
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“Love is active, not passive. It is our love for one another, for Mother Earth, for our fellow creatures that compels us to act on their behalf.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“We are the last generation with a real opportunity to save the world.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“The more we understand the One Idea, how all of life is interconnected and interdependent, the more we can act in positive ways for the good of all.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Being good or being evil is not something that is inherent in our nature over which we have no control, rather we define ourselves by the choices we make, moment by moment, situation by situation. All it takes is an act of will to be the best that we can be.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Every child comes into this world as a gift to humanity. It is up to us, as adults, to see that they are properly taken care of and given all the love and attention they deserve. If we did so, I have no doubt our world would be drastically different and much more humane.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Our individual power to effect change may not seem like much, but remember, we are all interconnected: We are One. Powerlessness itself is an illusion. Every positive action we take, no matter how small, will have an impact.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Racists cling to the false notion that we are separate. They refuse to acknowledge that they are connected to, and even descended from, other people of different skin color. Their egos demand that they be superior and that others be inferior. This is how they seek to justify their hatred of, and cruelty towards, others.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“It’s no use trying to reasonably argue with unreasonable people. Better to spend your time in more productive pursuits.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Public condemnation goes a long way in establishing what is and what is not acceptable in a society. The public good will prevail if the public demands it.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“I am not a skin color. I contain all of humanity in my heart and my mind, my flesh, my blood and my bones, and I am proud of that fact. You should be, too.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Only through love will we find our way to create a world worthy of our children and our grandchildren.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Dare to find your own truth, despite what others say, then have the courage to live it.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“If we are going to preserve the viability of life on this planet, we must strive to understand the connections, the interrelatedness of all things.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Our science and technology are advancing rapidly, but our ability to understand the interconnected ramifications of the application of the technology is not keeping pace. Wisdom is required. We must become aware of the consequences for any alterations we humans might make to the natural world.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Those of us who oppose hateful bigotry must not be silent when it rears its ugly head. When the tolerant tolerate the intolerant they risk losing the very freedoms they are trying to protect. Bigotry should never be allowed to become acceptable and commonplace in a healthy society.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“Every being has its own important and unique place in the cosmic dance.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“To be compassionate requires great strength of character. It is never weakness. The people who stand for compassion and love often do so at the risk of their own lives. They are the people we admire most who remain true to themselves at all costs and true to the highest principles of human decency in the face of unspeakable cruelty.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“The separation of church and state protects people of all faiths and no faith. No religion should be able to exercise control over a government and thereby dictate its theology onto any diverse group of free people.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action
“The Age of Selfishness and Greed is over. The Age of Kindness and Generosity is underway.”
Laurence Overmire, The One Idea That Saves The World: A Call to Conscience and A Call to Action