Wouldn’t it be a beautiful thing if the Charter for Compassion spread like wildfire. TED Prize winner Karen Armstrong did an amazing thing, bringing together religious leaders from across the globe. Input for the Charter came from thousands of people in more than 100 countries, then the Council of Conscience (which includes Tariq Ramadan, Rabbi Read More →

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Electric cars don’t have to be boxy, ugly little tin cans. They can be sporty. And responsive. Like 0 to 60 in 3.9 seconds. Without the hassle of having to wait until the battery is depleted before charging it further. And with the ability to charge it anywhere there’s a regular electrical outlet. The future Read More →


Many people are concerned with the plight of the Tibetan people, particularly now that Tibet’s level of protest has risen dramatically during the Beijing Olympic games. The problem is the Chinese government’s manufactured illusion of freedom and acceptable level of human rights, and is compounded by its relentless anti-Tibet PR campaign. So what can concerned Read More →


You have probably seen fundraising campaigns like “Race for the Cure” or similar, and the cure is for a cure to cancer or AIDS or any number of diseases. I think bloggers would be a great group of people for a charity to target. And there’s no marathon to run, just fingers to move on Read More →

It would be fascinating to get a conversation going between President Jimmy Carter and the head of the Google Foundation, Larry Brilliant. President Carter has some amazing ideas for making the world a better place and Google Foundation has the means to achieve it with the funding from Google Inc. I would love for them Read More →