Karen Armstrong

My wish: The Charter for Compassion

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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 · Religious scholar

Karen Armstrong — winner of the 2008 TED Prize — is a provocative, original thinker on the role of religion in the modern world.

Karen Armstrong — winner of the 2008 TED Prize — is a provocative, original thinker on the role of religion in the modern world.