To end the human institution of war and relegate it to history along with such barbarous practices as slavery—at one time also considered a natural and inevitable “part of human nature”—we must establish respect for the inviolable dignity of human life as the core value of our age.

Stories of Hope

Another Way of Seeing Things

Arnold Toynbee

Historian Arnold Toynbee dared to challenge stereotypes of people and cultures—and was fired from London University as a result.

Stories of Hope

Lion of Freedom

Nelson Mandela

Despite being imprisoned for 10,000 days for his unwavering belief in human dignity, Mandela never gave in to despair.