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Pierre Pradervand

Pierre Pradervand has worked for decades in personal development social justice. His impressive career includes work on nearly every continent, and as a speaker and workshop facilitator, Pierre is often gives talks on the topic of how to live differently. In his workshops, he provides personal development tools that empower everyone to find and strengthen their internal anchors.
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. In any situation, I can always express love. Nothing can ever prevent me from loving

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Barbet, in THE VOYAGE by Charles Morgan

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. I haven't read fiction for 15-20 years

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Truly myself

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Exactly where I am now

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April 17, 2010

It has been my privilege to travel widely through the five continents of the world in the course of a very active existence. I have met people from all walks of life, from prostitutes to presidents, saints and sinners. I have witnessed incredible poverty, amazing acts of daily heroism (especially from women). I have studied numerous belief systems, religions, philosophies, met those who were certain they were going to save the world and many doing their best to destroy it. But if I had to mention one single thing which I believe the most important by very very far for, not only the survival, but the harmonious evolution of mankind, it is simply... see more

January 07, 2010

For many millennia, especially since the creation of the first cities, societies which were dominated by men were run essentially on the basis of a win-lose (competitive, Darwinian, masculin) paradigm. As long as technologies were extremely primitive, population density very sparse, and communications almost inexistent, this model could seem to function - and in fact, it did function for those in power: the nobility, the military, the rich, the clergy of all creeds and men. However, with the advent of the Industrial Revolution, things changed dramatically. From around one billion in 1800, world population has reached close to seven billion today.... see more

November 10, 2009

Either we create a world that really works for all, or soon it will work for no one! For centuries, the rich, the powerful, the nobility, the military, the clergy (nearly all men) ran the world in their interest, while the majority of the population eked out a more than modest living. This worked in a very sparsely populated world (we were one billion in 1800) of primitive technologies and slow communications. Today, we just reached seven billion, communications are instantaneous and technologies often dangerous, terrorism worldwide and environmental degradation accelerating. In such a world, there are no more private paradises. As Martin Luther King... see more

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