Something titled â€œDignity Is the Answerâ€ would not interest as many people. Yet I know the world would be improved if dignity were our basis for living. When dignity is present, all things are possible.
Dignity is the right of a person to be valued and respected for their own sake, and to be treated ethically. It is of significance in morality, ethics, law and politics as an extension of the Enlightenment-era concepts of inherent, inalienable rights. (Wikipedia)
In other words, we want to be respected and treated fairly.
So why is it so hard? What is it about us that defaults to competing for dominance â€” instead of honoring our humanity?
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Debilyn Molineaux is a transformation facilitator. She works with visionaries and movements in support of a new national and global social contract focused on personal dignity and sovereignty. Her work highlights the relationships between individuals, institutions and governments for conscious transformation. Debilyn works with Living Room Conversations and Bridge Alliance is Director Emerita for Coffee Party USA. She published this blog in 2018.