Help Bring Compassion to Classrooms 

The Greater Good Science Center is helping the internationally renowned Roots of Empathy program expand to the San Francisco Bay Area this fall — and there's a way you can help it bring more compassion to classrooms. Read More 

  • Rod Meade Sperry
  • October 18, 2011

Pass it on! 

Can we use technology to spread compassion and other ideals of a mindful society? Read More 

  • Rod Meade Sperry
  • October 3, 2011

Bringing mindfulness to the US House of Representatives and Senate 

Talk about "Creating a Mindful Society." Vietnamese Zen master and mindfulness proponent Thich Nhat Hanh — as Elephant Journal reports — will be "giving a lecture and leading an overnight mindfulness retreat in late October for Members of Congress, their family members and Congressional staff." Read More 

  • Rod Meade Sperry
  • September 19, 2011

Karen Armstrong 

Her first book, Through the Narrow Gate, described the years that Karen Armstrong spent as a Catholic nun. She has since published numerous bestsellers, including A History of God, Islam, and Buddha. Awarded the $10,000 TED Prize in 2008, she advocated drafting a global Charter for Compassion in the… Read More 

  • Rod Meade Sperry
  • May 4, 2011


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