Tag Archive for world citizenship

A Crazy Beautiful Idea: The World as One

world as one - mcconnell's earth flag

I am a citizen of the world. The planet is my home. My countrymen and women all the world’s peoples. The highest loyalty I can have is service to the welfare of humanity as a whole. The best way I can serve the community of which I am a part is through fostering reconciliation, peace…

Bahá’u’lláh on Good Government

good government - detail from new york court house

We live in a time of increasing distrust between citizens and institutions of government. Ordinary people seek solutions for what they experience as failures of government – yet institutions of governance struggle to genuinely connect with affected populations. What light does Bahá’u’lláh’s thought cast on what constitutes good government? Bahá’u’lláh lived under absolute monarchies. His own experience…