“Green Lies and Amazing Truth”
by Berit Kjos
The Earth Charter opens with this declaration: “We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future….”
“As never before in history, common destiny beckons us to seek a new beginning. Such renewal is the promise of these Earth Charter principles…. This requires a change of mind and heart. It requires a new sense of global INTERdependence [systems thinking] and universal responsibility. … The partnership of government, civil society, and business is essential for effective governance.”
This global contract clashes with Christianity. “Fundamental changes,” it tells us, “are needed in our values, institutions, and ways of living.” A new set of beliefs, values and behavior must unify “the one human family” to ensure lasting peace. Click here to read this entire article.