I- KAMRAN’s Blog: Dedicated to the Common Good- aiming to be a source of hope and inspiration; enabling us all to move from despair to hope; darkness to light and competition to cooperation. “Let the beauty we love be what we do.”-Rumi

II- KAMRAN MOFID’s GUEST’s BLOG: Here on The Guest Blog you’ll find commentary, analysis, insight and at times provocation from some of the world’s influential and spiritual thought leaders as they weigh in on critical questions about the state of the world, the emerging societal issues, the dominant socio-economic logic, globalisation, money, markets, sustainability, dialogue, cooperation, environment, media, spirituality, faith, culture, the youth, the purpose of business and economic life, the crucial role of leadership, and the challenges facing economic, business, management, education, and more.

“When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming together it is the beginning of reality.”Helder Camara

Angel Oak Tree, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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In a beautiful but harrowing poem entitled “How to Create an Enemy,” Sam Keen, an American philosopher and educator,

reminds us of the brutality of war:

“When your icon of the enemy is complete

you will be able to kill without guilt,

slaughter without shame.”-How to Create an Enemy

Truth in every word, I must say - Dehumanizing and humiliating others is a very dangerous game.

It is like a boomerang, which is designed to return to the thrower, lest we forget!

…’that once you can’t love another human being

you have no place in the world.’-Mirror Image - Louise Glück

The Time is Now, as the Irish poet, Seamus Heaney, has reminded us, to “make hope and history rhyme”.

Mr. President, empowered by your faith and example of your life journey, you have been given a mandate to battle for the common good

To heal the wounded and divided America and build a better world

Only humility, seeking forgiveness and repentance will end America’s permanent wars

These are the values to unleash Revival, Healing and Transformation

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Dear President Biden,

I do know and appreciate how busy your days are. Therefore, without further ado, please allow me to put my cards on the table straight away.

In my heart of hearts, I believe you are a very different president from your predecessors. I first formulated my opinions about you, all those years ago, in 1986, when I heard your most passionate speech against aparthied in South Africa: