Michelle Rosenthal

social worker, Dr Susan Smith McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

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If you can give a TED talk what would you discuss? You may chose to reply about any topic.

Many of us have valuable pearls of wisdom we can share with the world and never get a chance.

Please feel free to consider imagining this as a written TED stage and respond as if you were actually giving a short TED talk.

This is my talk: I am applying to speak at TED 2013 about my efforts to build upon Jeremy Gilley's International Peace One Day UN Resolution (A Res 55/282). I have actually proposed to the United Nations that an International Peace EVERY Day Treaty For Global Truce and Global Cease Fire be submitted to all nations for them to review and sign. I call for all 192 world leaders to come together in the United Nations on 9/21/12 to sign the treaty. They are invited to raise their right hand and in unison say "Global Truce Starts Now! Global Cease Fire Starts Now! May Peace Prevail on Earth and Let It Begin With Me! Then all 192 world leaders are invited to simultaneously issue cease fire orders to their military commanders. I am inviting religious, educational and informal leaders to take part also!

I have already written to many world leaders and submitted my idea to them. I have submitted this proposal to the UN Secretary General. I have requested to meet him and asked if I may speak about this idea to the entire UN General Assembly and the entire UN Security Council.

I am inviting all humanity to help make this idea viral. I believe we can create peace. I had to imagine peace and conceptualize backward from the premise that peace is possible. I then reverse engineered. I asked myself what would we need to do to get a global truce and a global cease fire put into place and adhered to.

I wrote up a 200 page proposal containing over 500 ideas on www.goingforaglobaltruce.com This is a never ending project that we have to work on 24/7/365. It will take all of humanity's brilliance to figure out the solution to this problem. It won't be easy but nothing worth while is. I challenge humanity to end all war! May peace Prevail on Earth!

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    Apr 6 2012: Peace is possible. I am Stany Nzobonimpa, a peace student from Africa Nazarene University. I am working as a volunteer with Michelle's Going for a Global Truce Peace Movement.
    We believe that peace is possible and can be achieved, we have to work for it, let us make every effort to have the Peace Every Day Treaty signed and agreed on.
    Please visit our website www.goingforaglobaltruce.com

    May Peace prevail on Earth and let it start with me.
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      Apr 6 2012: Thanks For Your support as usual, Stany! Good luck on your peace class exams in Africa Nazarene University! Please spread the word world wide!
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    Apr 6 2012: My talk would be about how love is dead, that we must ressurect it for the new days that are coming, and that only through love and our regard for one another and the planet itself - everyone on the planet and the whole planet - can we hope for the success, fruition, and grandeur of our technological synchronicities, and the benefits of our social connectivity, to be realized in full. I would talk about that we truly are all brother and sister, as the shrinking world is showing us, and that it is the pain and the resulting fear and mistrust that is buried deep within our bones from our histories of wars, of genocides, of race/cultural decimations, of lies and manipulations and exploitations that has been given to us through the generations that prevents us from truly loving one another. I would talk about that as we try to 'create' our way out of the mess, we miss the fundamental reality that we can barely carry on a discussion with each other without getting defensive; and we still allow mass manipulation, exploitation, and decimations cloaked in the terms of 'cleverness', 'savvy', 'bottom-line' and 'annual report', 'national security', and $100s of millions of dollars buried in the castle walls, or their 'off-shore' accounts, from impoverished nations. I would talk about why all of the great sages of the world have instructed us to look at children as our examples of purity of purpose, and that until we somehow develop a high regard for all of creation, we will never reach the perfect harmony of technological prosperity or the new promised land. But, I doubt if anyone would be interested to hear such ramblings...
  • Apr 7 2012: I hope you succeed, Michelle.
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      Apr 7 2012: Thanks. I hope I succeed too. Please consider helping me succeed.by doing what you can to help spread the message and to take nonviolent actions to help peace to prevail on Earth!