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  • COMPASSION IS IN THE DETAILS



    Matthieu Ricard shares his personal definition of this powerful word.



    Everyone can be an anonymous hero of compassion. Discover how on the video. Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, photographer and author who left a promising career in cellular genetics in France to...

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  • THE INSPIRE FOUNDATION



    Jack Heath calls it “a wise friend”.



    The Inspire Foundation is an Internet-based foundation that works to inspire young people to help themselves, get involved and get online. If you want to know more about this project, check out the...

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  • ‘YOU’RE NOT ALONE.’



    How Jack Heath’s foundation is helping young people across the universe.



    Compassion. Generosity. Inclusiveness. Responsibility. Fun. These are the Inspire Foundation’s main values. Get connected. Jack Heath is widely-known and respected for his two decades’ worth of...

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  • EDUCATION WITH EDUCATION



    There’s one very important thing missing in our current Education system, according to Matthieu Ricard.



    Tolerance. Compassion. Altruism. Basic values that should be taught and cultivated in our schools. Check out more on the video above. Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, photographer and author who...

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  • A STATE CALLED WISDOM



    What is wisdom for Alfredo Sfeir-Younis?



    Wisdom exists everywhere. Listen to Alfredo’s opinion on wisdom; what it is and where you can find it; how you can experience it and where it comes from. Alfredo Sfeir-Younis is a Chilean...

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  • FREEZING HIDDEN POVERTY



    Have you ever imagined what would happen if you put your fridge outside your house and opened it up to your neighborhood?



    The story took off in May, when famous Saudi Muslim cleric Sheikh Mohamad al-Arefe posted about it on his Twitter account, along with a picture of the fridge. “I’ve always said the...

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  • FREE HAIRCUTS FOR THE NEEDY



    A hair stylist spends his Sundays helping out those less fortunate.



    30 year-old hair stylist Mark Bustosworks at an upscale boutique salon in Manhattan, where his services begin at $150. However, every Sunday — his only day off from work —, he takes to the...

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  • A VISION OF THE FUTURE



    Vafa Akhavan shares his lovely vision of what our world should be.



    Is money really necessary? Should we barter with others? Vafa claims that spiritual values should rule the world, not material needs. Vafa Akhavan is the Founder of NueBridge, which was set up to...

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