TED Prize

Charter for Compassion launches!

CharterPlaque300.jpgThis morning at 10am, Karen Armstrong unveiled the powerful text of the Charter for Compassion — the culmination of her 2008 TED Prize wish.

Read and affirm the text of the Charter for Compassion >>

The Charter for Compassion asks that people of all religions and moral codes to recognize the core value we share — that we wish to act toward others as we’d like them to act toward us. This bedrock value is the foundation for a greater understanding.

Look for photos from today’s announcement and from events around the world on the TED Blog throughout the day. And follow @TheCharter on Twitter for ongoing news (look for the hashtag #Compassion).

Learn more about the Charter for Compassion — and find or start an event to share and celebrate it!

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