I am delighted we'll be conversing with the council today at
1pmPST....and wanted to share with you the general idea I have of where
we might go.... After I say a few words of welcome and
etc, I'll introduce you and would love to start with:
1. What brought you to create the Center
for Building a Culture of Empathy and to devote your time to this
Otherwise? What has informed your journey to offer such a valuable
service and hub for the world?
Personal with Family - argued, but now try to empathize and advocate
for a culture of empathy.
2. What do you see happening with Justice right now?
Obama and a supreme court justice that has empathy
3. What is Restorative justice, or restorative practices, to you?
What elements does it embody that retributive justice does not?
4. How do empathy and restorative practices interconnect?
5. How does virtual technology support this movement and its
6. Tell us all about the Restorative Empathy Circles
(including how people might get involved, what you've seen thus far,
i.e, with Republican Democrat circles, etc)
Rob Kall is host of the
Bottom-Up Radio Show
(WNJC 1360AM) and publisher
He is a
blogger with over 100 articles on Huffingtonpost. OpEdNews.com is a tough
progressive website, supporting values that are really dead center
American, like fairness, democracy, justice, protection of our national
resources and commons, and preferring to support humans and America before
corporations and religions. He interviews,
Edwin Rutsch, who is founding director of the Center for
Building a Culture of Empathy.
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