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Compassion Talks at Brighton College

As part of a planned Compassion For Schools initiative, Alex Norman, Director DLCC, spent the morning of October 18th with children of various ages at Brighton College, speaking about the ethics of compassion. In his Assembly address, he described how as an infant the Dalai Lama was identified as the … Continue reading

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International Summer School, Croatia

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In the coming week four Fellows of the DLCC, Dr. Dr. Benedikt Goecke, Samuel Hughes, Dr. Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode, and Ralph Weir will be teaching at an international summer school at Sveti Kriz, near Trogir, Croatia. The summer school will bring together students from across Europe to discuss responses to evil in … Continue reading

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Compassion and World Affairs

Several events over the course of my Masters Degree at Oxford have taught me about the role of compassion in our lives, and indeed the various understandings and definitions of the term. In November 2014 I attended a conference hosted by the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion in Oxford, which … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Compassion in Islam

Perspectives on Compassion in Islam Imam Ibrahim Amin Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies     Bismillāh ar-Raḥmān ar-Raḥīm In the name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful This is the standard invocation, of Divine authorship according to the Islamic tradition, with which Muslims are encouraged to initiate not … Continue reading

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FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR

In his best-selling manifesto for a more compassionate society, ETHICS FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM, the Dalai Lama makes a startling claim. He says that, fundamentally, human nature is compassionate. In support of this claim, the Dalai Lama points out that increasing numbers of scientific studies provide compelling evidence to support … Continue reading

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