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In Switzerland, Visualization and Reflection on the Earth Charter Principles

She finds it very difficult to join politicians and motivate them to embrace the Earth Charter and have it ratified by her government, and so she chose another way to introduce the Charter values to the people: by means of creative visualization.

Colette began with inviting her friends to meditate about each principle of the Earth Charter text by visualizing it active all over the world; just one principle per week. On April, 5 they were meditating on principle 10: “Ensure that economic activities and institutions at all levels promote human development in an equitable and sustainable manner”.

The participants of these sessions connect every Monday, between 17:30 and 18:30 for at least 20 minutes. Everybody stays at home and they join together by only the collective thought.  Of course, it would be more efficient to join physically, but they do not live close enough.

And, in spite of Colette’s mistrust in the politics, she is going to extend her activities and go public: she wants to organise enough people to create a new society: “The Earth Charter, a new way for world politics”,  or PI (Integral Politics), a new Swiss party backed by with two Swiss websites for a new civil society respecting the Earth and all sorts of life, and giving hope with positive news : www.nicefuture.com  and www.planetpositive.org

 

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