• We advocate the pursuit of happiness
Each of us has a unique identity
and is entitled to pursue personal desires and ambitions within
the context of a greater society.
We believe that individuals can seek this fundamental human
right in a manner that enables others to do likewise.
• We encourage consideration
We believe empathy, compassion, and mutual respect
are starting points for enhanced interpersonal relations. By fostering
values, a positive impact on human interactions can be achieved
on a local, national, and global level.
• We promote cross-cultural
By enhancing cross-cultural understanding and communication,
we aspire to further humanity and civility throughout the world.
believe that tolerance and acceptance of differences are vital
components towards improving humanistic relations in our increasingly
global and interrelated world
• We recognize the significance
of our interconnected world
of highlighting our distinctions (race, religion, nationality…),
we emphasize our shared identity (uniting rather than separating
us) and recognize life’s interconnectedness in our natural
world. We hope that the realization that everything on Earth,
including humanity, is linked will encourage responsible living
for the sake
of our future.
• We assert our responsibility towards future generations
support and encourage intergenerational dialogue and generativity,
or the concern for the next generation and all future generations.
As caring citizens, we should nurture and guide younger people
with the aim of positively contributing towards the future.
We should consider the effects of our actions and select from
that are in the best interest of future generations. As representatives
of the present generations, we should act as responsible caretakers,
maintaining the earth’s riches and enhancing civilization
for the benefit of the future.
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