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If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” - Dalai Lama Too often the trend in our society is for people to be separated from either other, to be cut off from the great mass of humanity, and in doing so to be dehumanized a little bit more with each step. Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done... Bill Gates Pushes Students Toward Philanthropy. 10 Biggest Philanthropists of All Time. Philanthropy has become big again.
Some of the world’s richest people have recently been seen giving away vast portions of their amassed fortunes to a variety of international causes. Some, like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, have reacted to the current global economic crisis by encouraging their fellow billionaires to give generously. Others have been doing it quietly ever since they made it big. While most of history’s biggest givers are from the boom times of the recent era, not all of them are. It is possible that the greatest philanthropist of all time lies in the murky histories of Ming China or Malian West Africa, both of which were times renown for their wealth. Based on total amount pledged or actually given, these are the top 10 biggest philanthropists of all time. 10: Michael Bloomberg: $2.4 billion (current total Net Worth of $31 billion) 9: Eli and Edythe Broad $3.5 billion (current total Net Worth $6.9 billion)
The 50 Philanthropists Who Have Given Away The Most Money. INTERACTIVE: The ranking of the 50 biggest givers is based solely on money given out, not pledged, in calendar year 2012.
When Centre College in Kentucky declared in July that it had received a $250 million donation from its former trustee chair, Houston entrepreneur Robert Brockman, via a trust created by his father, it garnered national headlines. As one of the largest-ever gifts to higher education, it would almost double the tiny school’s endowment. A related announcement in September was less heralded: The gift, made in stock, as part of a recapitalization that never happened, had been withdrawn. Centre College’s example, while extreme, isn’t unusual. Want To Work At An NGO? Check Out This Kenyan Mockumentary First - BuzzFeed News.
How to start a successful NGO in 10 steps. Photo by Ryan Libre .
Ryan Libre explains how to start a successful NGO. Editor’s Note: In response to the overwhelming number of comments, author Ryan Libre has asked us to post this update on April 4, 2010: “It is amazing to see how many people have seen and commented on this article. What is Cyberactivism? - Definition from Techopedia. Do Hashtags Count As Activism. Global citizenship is… Global Citizenship. Project For Awesome 2014. If your account enables custom YouTube thumbnails, please use one of the following graphics for your video thumbnail.
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Including 2014, 13 of the last 15 years were the hottest on record. Could that be due to anything other than humans and the things we do — also known as global warming? Listen to These 6 People on Climate Change Instead of a Groundhog. Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215. Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In January 1965, Playboy published Alex Haley’s interview with the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., shortly after King received the Nobel Peace Prize.
In those days, the magazine still wasn’t identifying the interviewer by name, so Haley reported anonymously: “So heavy were Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitments when we called him last summer for an interview that two months elapsed before he was able to accept our request for an appointment. We kept it—only to spend a week in Atlanta waiting in vain for him to find a moment for more than an apology and a hurried handshake… King was finally able to sandwich in a series of hour and half-hour conversations with us among the other demands of a grueling week.
The resultant interview is the longest he has ever granted to any publication. Lesson Plans about the Environment based on Movies and Film. If We Cared About The Environment Like We Care About Football. Environment - Pollution.