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Karen Armstrong:
My wish: The Charter for Compassion

TED2008 · 21:28 · Filmed Feb 2008
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Karen Armstrong: My wish: The Charter for Compassion
21:28 · Filmed February 2008 at TED2008 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

People want to be religious, says scholar Karen Armstrong; we should help make religion a force for harmony. She asks the TED community to help build a Charter for Compassion — to restore the Golden Rule as the central global religious doctrine.

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Karen Armstrong is a provocative, original thinker on the role of religion in the modern world. Full bio
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