By Dr. Hakim Young and the Afghan Peace Volunteers
Dear fellow human beings,
Some of us have wondered, “Are people today too disconnected and frantic to calm down, in order to solve global challenges together? Are we so polarized and self-absorbed that we cannot stop judging one another or insisting on our partisan ways?”
In Kabul, our thoughts and feelings are diverse, complicated and flawed, so we centre our three dreams on relationships.
We have felt much joy in creating this video-letter. We dedicate it to planet earth and to everyone in the human family.
We hope that each of us can take tiny actions to free ourselves from the ravages of money and power.
We’re the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul, and we have three dreams.
Our three dreams are about reuniting with nature and 7.7 billion other human beings!
Our dreams aren’t prescriptions. They’re music and movements, distilled from today’s nightmares.
What we hope to gain is love, not money or political power, because love will be good for all of us!
We will re-boot the operating systems that have programmed us to chase after fake money and power.
After years of rote exams, we have hardly learned anything about becoming finer human beings. So, we have resolved to educate ourselves to question everything, and to love everyone!
We’re like children whose instinct is to become friends. More than being dreamers, we’re do-ers. So, we’re building three earth GENeration dreams, GEN for Green, Equal and Nonviolent…