This piece was written by Emily Gorey, the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace’s Marketing Specialist. Continue reading
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace Series on Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice Presents:
Sheri Parks, First Director of the Arts and Humanities Center for Synergy at the University of Maryland
Fear of the Dark: Cultural Myth, Psychological Schema, and Prejudice
Tuesday October 10,2017
Atrium, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park
When you ask most people about world peace, they tell you that peace is among the most important matters on their mind and that we should all be concerned about it. But longing for peace is only the first step on the path toward making the world a better place for all people.
If we really wish to work toward achieving world peace we will first have to start with expanding our worldview about what peace requires from individuals, communities, and leaders of nations.
If we really desire a better more peaceful world, then we can start by accepting the fact that there are many barriers to peace. Through our actions every person has the power remove the road blocks to peace. Continue reading