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Fetzer Advisory Council on the Arts Call Statement

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    [Ronne Hartfeld] We call on all artists in the global arts community to join us
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    in celebrating and fostering the values of love and forgiveness in the work that we do.
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    [David Colson] Each of us, in our own disciplines and communities, sees the need for healing
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    the necessity for deeper communication and emotional connection
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    [Hartfeld] and the need to serve as a beacon in a broken world
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    where anger and hostility too often supplant compassion and caring for others.
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    [Colson] We embrace the reality of mutual interdependence
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    and the particular role that creativity, imagination and inspiration
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    can play in addressing these challenges.
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    [Hartfeld] The arts expand our horizons, challenge our preconceptions
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    and allow both artist and audience to transcend the limitations and barriers
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    of our inherited past and day-to-day lives.
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    [Colson] The artist, thus, has a special responsibilities in a vital calling
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    to draw upon his or her talents in changing hearts and minds.
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    [Hartfeld] In the spirit of the Fetzer Global Gathering in Assisi in September 2012,
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    we publicly express our support of the Gathering's espousal of the centrality of love and forgiveness,
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    [Colson] give our commitment to these values
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    [Hartfeld] and urge other artists to join us.
Title:
Fetzer Advisory Council on the Arts Call Statement
Description:

Leaders in the arts invite their peers to join them in putting love and forgiveness into action in their sector.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
Fetzer
Duration:
01:26
Claude Almansi added a translation

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