The on-line conference, “A Decade to Make a Difference: Making A Difference by Changing the Way We Think & Teach” by Institute for Ecological Civilization Korea emphasized that deep changes in values and world views are necessary to combat the ecological devastation which will be the inevitable result of our present trajectory. The first day of the two-day international conference focused on the role of religion and education in fostering change. Audrey E. Kitagawa, President and Founder of the International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation participated in the discussion on the role of Religion in creating change and moving mankind toward a sustainable world and the new paradigm for Ecological Civilization.
Morning Dialogue Part 1: What Can Religions Do to Make a Difference?
- Audrey Kitagawa, President/Founder (International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation)
- Sooil Chai, Pastor (Kyungdong Church)
- Mary Evelyn Tucker, Co-director (Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale)
- Wm. Andrew Schwartz, Moderator, Executive Director (Center for Process Studies, VP (EcoCiv), Assistant Professor (Claremont School of Theology at Willamette University)