Tag Archives: New Story

Exploring Gandhi’s Nai Talim

The following post is the second one based on my talk at the India Center in Charleston, WV for Gandhi Day 2015. Please read Part 1 here. What can we learn from Gandhi’s ideas about Nai Talim (new education) and how can we apply them to our context now? How can (must) education be a… read more

“Adel Termos’ Example”–Daily Metta

November 20: “Not to yield your soul to the conqueror means that you will refuse to do that which your conscience forbids you to do.” –Gandhi (Harijan, August 18, 1940) When Adel Termos went to the open-air market with his daughter in southern Beirut, he did not know that he would be called upon by… read more

“Is nonviolence selfish?”–Daily Metta

August 17: “Selflessness may be the purest form of selfishness.” –Gandhi (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi, vol. xxvi) While there is much selflessness in the world today, thank goodness, there is nothing about nonviolent action that guarantees selflessness or altruistic intent. Most people would actually admit to engaging in such action for some personal reason:… read more

Michael Nagler address to 2014 FOR Seabeck Conference

We are grateful for the Fellowship of Reconciliation who just sent us this link to Michael Nagler’s keynote at their annual Seabeck conference.   “We are living in the wrong story,” says Michael Nagler, founder & director of the Metta Center for Nonviolence, during his keynote address to this year’s 56th annual FOR Seabeck conference in Washington State earlier… read more

Nonviolence and the New Story: Daring to Explore the World Within Webinar

This webinar features a presentation and conversation with Professor Michael Nagler on “Nonviolence and the New Story: Daring to Explore the World Within,” which was originally given as a TEDx talk in Fremont, CA. The 30-minute presentation is followed by Q&A with participants in the Metta Center Certificate in Nonviolence Studies program (total running time 1:03).… read more

Peace Paradigm Radio, May 31: the human image and “new story”

  “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”M.K. Gandhi Listen to PPR for May 31, 2013 by clicking the link below or clicking on the grey arrow. (If you right click on the link you… read more

Michael Nagler Speaks at Dominican University of California

Michael Nagler, President and Co-Founder of The Metta Center for Nonviolence, visited Dominican University of California on April 3rd. He gave a presentation and spoke about the roadmap and the New Story. Listen to it right here, but note: the recorder lost power at the end so it cuts off abruptly. We will work on… read more

Lake Junaluska Peace Conference Talk

Watch as Michael Nagler, the President and Co-Founder of The Metta Center for Nonviolence, speaks at the Lake Junaluska Peace Conference about The Metta Center, the New Story, the roadmap, and future directions for the organization and nonviolence.… read more