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Parallel Parliament - Blog Posts 2013 By Glen Pearson
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To wait for the recovery of the imagination, even empathy, of the political class now appears hopeless. It is within our local communities where democracy must be rediscovered and politics given a... More > new dynamic meant to embrace all citizens and not just the chosen few. now< Less
Parallel Parliament - Blog Posts 2014 By Glen Pearson
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Glen Pearson is a former Member of Parliament, a father of seven, an international development worker and, in his own words, “just a citizen among his equals.” His experience causes him... More > to view many of the important issues of the world through the eye of individual responsibility and the ability to change one’s surroundings through dedicated engagement and the need to cooperate with our larger institutions to bring about the kind of change required to forge a new future.< Less
Parallel Parliament Blog Book 2015 By Glen Pearson
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For anyone writing about Canadian politics, 2015 proved to be a fascinating time on which to comment. It saw the last fading days of a tired old federal government and a dynamic election that brought... More > a new party to power and an extra two million citizens to the ballot box. New waves of power also emerged in some provincial elections. Although 2015 was a year of change - some say transformation - what remains unclear is whether average citizens are prepared to engage in improving the public place. The blog posts in this book speak of change and stability, life and death, legitimate and defiled power, but ultimately they are about Canadians perhaps stirring as they begin the long process of claiming back some of the quality of life that has gone missing over the years.< Less
Parallel Parliament Blog Book 2015 By Glen Pearson
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For anyone writing about Canadian politics, 2015 proved to be a fascinating time on which to comment. It saw the last fading days of a tired old federal government and a dynamic election that... More > brought a new party to power and an extra two million citizens to the ballot box. New waves of power also emerged in some provincial elections. Although 2015 was a year of change - some say transformation - what remains unclear is whether average citizens are prepared to engage in improving the public place. The blog posts in this book speak of change and stability, life and death, legitimate and defiled power, but ultimately they are about Canadians perhaps stirring as they begin the long process of claiming back some of the quality of life that has gone missing over the years.< Less
The Seven Social Sins By Glen Pearson
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Mahatma Gandhi enlightened his world like few others in the modern age. Philosopher, sage, nonviolent activist, lawyer, revolutionary, and a guiding spiritual light - Gandhi was all of these things.... More > Near the end of his life he spoke of Seven Social Sins that, if left unchallenged, would lead the world into ever-increasing cycles of violence. Gandhi made clear where he worried the future was headed. Knowledge would be sought exclusively in its own right, as would a shallow religion, a hollowed-out capitalism, a political structure with no moral compass, or an unfettered science removed from its human dimension. He sought to highlight what other capacities would need to be joined to the predominant themes to keep them balanced and helpful to the human race.< Less
The Seven Social Sins By Glen Pearson
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Mahatma Gandhi enlightened his world like few others in the modern age. Philosopher, sage, nonviolent activist, lawyer, revolutionary, and a guiding spiritual light - Gandhi was all of... More > these things. Near the end of his life he spoke of Seven Social Sins that, if left unchallenged, would lead the world into ever-increasing cycles of violence. Gandhi made clear where he worried the future was headed. Knowledge would be sought exclusively in its own right, as would a shallow religion, a hollowed-out capitalism, a political structure with no moral compass, or an unfettered science removed from its human dimension. He sought to highlight what other capacities would need to be joined to the predominant themes to keep them balanced and helpful to the human race.< Less
Aloft By Glen Pearson
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Two people discover more than they bargained for when they first encounter one another on a hot air balloon ride over majestic Paris. Catherine Wiseman is a university professor struggling to find... More > meaning in both her personal and professional lives. Lloyd Greenwell, a writer and philosopher, has come to question whether much of what he has published in recent years is, in fact, valid. In the great City of Light, both search for deeper answers together, only to discover that they are being irrevocably brought together in a romance of the mind and the heart. The beguiling streets and sights of one of the world’s great cities serve as an effective backdrop for two searchers hoping to find a future more positive and constructive than what they presently know. That pursuit becomes all that much easier as they discover traits in each other that can help them on their way.< Less
Aloft By Glen Pearson
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Two people discover more than they bargained for when they first encounter one another on a hot air balloon ride over majestic Paris. Catherine Wiseman is a university professor struggling to find ... More > meaning in both her personal and professional lives. Lloyd Greenwell, a writer and philosopher, has come to question whether much of what he has published in recent years is, in fact, valid. In the great City of Light, both search for deeper answers together, only to discover that they are being irrevocably brought together in a romance of the mind and the heart. The beguiling streets and sights of one of the world’s great cities serve as an effective backdrop for two searchers hoping to find a future more positive and constructive than what they presently know. That pursuit becomes all that much easier as they discover traits in each other that can help them on their way.< Less
Disruption By Glen Pearson
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Determined to have her organization help with the growing refugee problem presently challenging the world, CEO Emma Brookstone suddenly finds herself confronted by a troll and stalker determined to... More > make her life miserable. How she learns to handle this invasion in her life and career becomes the main thrust of Disruption. Played out on three different continents, Emma seeks to understand her attacker, discerning the best way forward. Disruption is tale of two women circling one another - a pursuit that involves hatred and compassion, ignorance and understanding, and ultimately destruction versus hope.< Less
Dualities By Glen Pearson
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Two great continents intertwined on the world’s stage. And two larger than life characters determined in their separate ways to tell their stories. Chen Chang-Jin - the wildly successful... More > Chinese billionaire working to utilize Africa’s vast natural resources in ways that would be benefit his homeland and raise his profile in the process. Achol Madut Yek - one of the poorest of the poor, trekking from south Sudan, through Darfur, and into Chad, in a journey that will captivate the eyes of the world and cause it to see the strength and potential of Africa and its people in a new light. Dualities is ultimately a story about humanity - its scope, its inequities, its potential - and how the welfare of its most vulnerable members is often more vital than commonly acknowledged.< Less