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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Goodness Will Prevail

Sometimes I read something that renews my hope ...

From today's Globe and Mail:

JOHANNESBURG — The official order of business Wednesday was the introduction of The Elders: convened at the request of Nelson Mandela, a collection of former leaders that has begun to work together to advance the causes of peace and global justice.

Five Nobel Laureates and a handful of other eminences gathered on the stage in Johannesburg as Mr. Mandela announced that they would seek to fulfill the traditional role of elders in a village, providing wisdom and leadership and attempting to resolve conflicts, taking on everything from climate change to the fighting in Darfur.

To read the whole story ... and it's worth it ...

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