In 1787 a group of 12 men, met in a Quaker bookstore in London. Nine were members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and three were Anglicans.
These men were determined to abolish the slave trade and through their diligence and dedication the British Parliament passed a law in 1792 banning the slave trade.
In 2003, 39 Quakers met in Wallingford Pennsylvania to consider the moral challenge posed by the global economic system and the heedless destruction of the Earth's ecosystems and failing to serve the well being of hundreds of millions of people.
Listen to a compelling story of a New Vision of the Earth, looking at a Global Federation that will emerge from the grass roots up, and will draw on the aspirations of all of humanity. Based on "Right Relationship" the "Commonwealth" that is life, on "Fairness" and why Ecology needs to in many ways, set the boundaries for the Economy.
Hear of many interesting and staggering insights to what has gone on and what inspiring things are been put into motion.
Dr Robert Howell, CEO of the Council of Socially Responsible Investment in NZ. On Right Relationship, Building A Whole Earth Economy.
A bold Quaker initiative for a Just and Flourishing Earth.
You can purchase the book Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy from Fishpond in New Zealand.
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Tim Lynch, is a New Zealander, who is fortunate in that he has whakapapa, or a bloodline that connects him to the Aotearoan Maori. He has been involved as an activist for over 40 years - within the ecological, educational, holistic, metaphysical, spiritual & nuclear free movements. He sees the urgency of the full spectrum challenges that are coming to meet us, and is putting his whole life into being an advocate for todays and tomorrows children. 'To Mobilise Consciousness.'