Defining DIGNITY Didactically through Rhymed Reflections
POETRY FORMAT, 10 September 2012
by Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
DIGNITY has to do with character elevation
It also refers to one`s wisdom in conversation
DIGNITY has to do with conduct integrity
It also refers to everyday relational quality
DIGNITY has to do with personal worthiness
It also refers to one`s moral thoroughness
DIGNITY has to do with the deepest foundation of Human Rights
It also refers to being able to live inspired by compassionate lights.
Francisco Gomes de Matos is a peace linguist and human rights educator from Recife-Brazil, author, among others, of the book Nurturing Nonkilling: A Poetic Plantation (2010, Center for Global Nonkilling, Honolulu-Hawai’i). Downloadable at www.nonkilling.org. Co-founder: The World Dignity University Initiative.
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