Articles by John McConnell - INDEX


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* Indicates item about economics: money, credit, property rights.

A GLOBAL SOLUTION
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay8.html
“We must come together where we agree, with more give and take on our differences. New attitudes will then bring new hope and spark vigorous actions for the rejuvenation of our planet.”

AN EARTH TRUSTEE APPEAL
http://www.themesh.com/edappeal.html
“A time to test the power of faith and love.”

AGREE WITH YOUR ENEMY
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay20.html
“We know that the best way to resolution of conflict and peaceful progress in the human adventure is to come together and work together on the important matters in which we agree.”

BRONZE ELEPHANT
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay14.html
(A statue of an Elephant from Nepal was erected at the United Nations in 1999)
“The elephant reminds us that to assure a future for the human adventure we must now act as Trustees of Earth. We must protect and nurture the amazing web of life that covers our globe – and assure the elephant a future on our planet.”

*CERTIFIED ASSETS CURRENCY
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay18.html
CERTIFIED ASSETS CHECKING ACCOUNT: This kind of check will have solid backing, which our present money lacks, and will provide a fair, efficient, less expensive means of exchange.”

CHALLENGE TO DOLE AND CLINTON (1996)
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A CHALLENGE TO DOLE AND CLINTON: “It is obvious that we need to look for a new agenda that will recognize the successes and failures of the past and structure the future on a sound basis of rights and responsibilities in the human adventure. This will require a moral equivalent of war. Instead of destroying men, women and children, we will destroy poverty, pollution and the will to violence.”

CLINTON’S MISTAKE
http://www.earthsite.org/clinton.htm
The most damaging misstatement by the President was his declaring April 22 “Earth Day.” The greatest good he could do is to set the record straight and go all out to help realize the potential of the authentic Earth Day – nature’s March Equinox.”

CONVERSATION WITH GOD
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay26.html
(Transcribed from tape recording of John McConnell praying – November 22, 1996)

COUNCIL OF WORLD CITIES
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“Every town a town for humanity.”

DATE OF EARTH DAY
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“Happy Earth Day, Planet Earth.”

DECLARATION OF RESPONSIBILITY
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay21.html
“Rights must be equaled by responsibility in order for freedom to succeed.”

DOES GOD EXIST?
http://www.earthsite.org/exist.htm
A review of a book by His Holiness, Pope John Paul II.

*EARTH BOUNTY PROGRAM
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay17.html
“Fair economics.”

EARTH CHARTER
http://www.earthsite.org/earthcharter.htm
http://www.themesh.com/johnsproc.html
“Throughout recorded history there have been proclamation, declarations, charters and essays. Their ideas reflect humanity's search for a better future.” 1979 Earth Charter by John McConnell – featured several years at the United Nations in New York.

EARTH DAY AND EASTER
http://www.themesh.com/jc3.html
“A heartfelt faith can aid our Earth Trustee efforts.”

EARTH DAY IS NOT APRIL 22
http://www.earthsite.org/april22.htm
“What and when is Earth Day?”

EARTH DAY (1999)
http://www.earthsite.org/earth99.htm
“On Earth Day, March 20, 1999, the Peace Bell at the United Nations in New York will ring at 8:46 p.m.EST -- the moment Spring begins.”

EARTH DAY HISTORY (1970)
http://www.themesh.com/edproc.html
“Earth Day Proclamation by City of San Francisco.”

EARTH DAY NOW (TURKEY)
http://www.earthsite.org/habitat.htm
(Statement by John McConnell at Habitat II UN Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.) “The Earth Day celebrations at the United Nations has fostered environmental action and helped end the Cold War. Earth Day promotes Earth Trustee attitudes as the way to peaceful progress on our planet. We appeal to all who love the idea of Earth Day to work for a singular celebration of Earth Day on nature’s equinox, March 20-21. Plan now what you will do. Then on Earth Day “United we stand” will take on new meaning with new hope for our common future.”

EARTH DAY STATEMENT BY MARGARET MEAD (1976)
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay2.html
Statement about Earth Day by Margaret Mead – December 8, 1976.”

EARTH FLAG
http://www.earthsite.org/flag.htm
“The Earth Flag is a powerful symbol.”

EARTH FLAG HISTORY
http://www.themesh.com/jc5.html

EARTH MAGNA CHARTA
http://www.earthsite.org/charta.htm
“John McConnell’s inspiring and carefully crafted document, The Earth Magna Charta, could serve as a vital global rallying cry at this moment in history.” · George Gallup, Jr.

EARTH TRUSTEE ACTION
http://www.earthsite.org/action.htm
“You can help circle the globe with the message that will best foster peace, appeal to the most people and do the most good for people and planet.”

EARTH TRUSTEE MESSAGE
http://www.themesh.com/jc1.html
“A Global View - A local solution.”

EARTH TRUSTEE MISSION STATEMENT
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay10.html

EARTH TRUSTEES
http://www.earthsite.org/trustee.htm
“A simple choice. A personal benefit. A global solution. The key that will unlock the door to a future of peaceful progress.”

ENIGMA
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“While we may not yet explain the reason for the enigmas in mind and matter, we can seek to choose attitudes and actions that will favor what is best.”

FUTURE OF SCIENCE
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“The highest form of life on our planet is its people, who will now decide its future. Let scientists now join the effort for the knowledge needed to make the right choices.”

IDEAS FOR EARTH DAY
http://www.earthsite.org/celebrate.htm
“Suggestions for individuals, organizations or small groups.”

IF I WERE PRESIDENT
http://www.earthsite.org/pres.htm
“If I were President I would use “the bully pulpit” to wake up America and the world.”

JOHN McCONNELL BIO
http://www.earthsite.org/john.htm
Also at: http://www.greenshopping.com/johnabot.htm

LETTER TO VATICAN
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay23.html

LOOKING AHEAD
http://www.earthsite.org/looking.htm
“A Millennium Message.”

MINUTE FOR PEACE DAY
http://www.earthsite.org/minutepeaceday.htm

MIR SPACE STATION
http://www.earthsite.org/mir.htm
“1998 – Outriders of Spaceship Earth in Mir Space Station lead in March 20 observance of Earth Day.” Includes pictures, Report from Moscow in Russian.

NEW YEAR RESOLUTION
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay0.html
“The one that can do the most for you and me and our planet..”

ONE EARTH DAY
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay13.html
“On Earth Day ‘United We Stand’ can take on new meaning with new hope for our common future.”

*ONE HUMANTIY: ONE GOAL
http://www.themesh.com/jc4.html
“The way to a peaceful. Prosperous future.”

OUTER SPACE/INNER SPACE: ART - SCIENCE
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay1.html
“Art and Science.”

*PLANETARY RIGHTS
http://www.earthsite.org/rights.htm
“Concerning the rights of all people to Earth’s land, sea, minerals, oil and other natural resources.”

POWERFUL PEACE
http://www.earthsite.org/peace.htm
“An opportunity for the whole world to affirm a common hope for the future.”

PRESIDENT HAVEL - EARTH DAY
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay15.html
“Fax from President Havel to John McConnell March 20, 1990.”

QUESTIONS PUT TO JOHN MCCONNELL
http://www.themesh.com/jc6.html

*QUICK OR LONG TERM PROFITS
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay19.html
“Let every altruistic minded individual and institution rally behind a media blitz for long term profit through Earth Trustee action and we will convert Earth kill to Earth care and inspire human choices for a better future.”

STATE OF THE WORLD
http://www.earthsite.org/stateof.htm
“As we approach civilization’s Third Millennium we are faced with both formidable dangers and auspicious opportunities.”

SUCCESSFUL PRAYER
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“Faith and prayer will increase by attention to answered prayer.”

TO BELIEVE OR NOT TO BELIEVE
http://members.aol.com/TrusteeOne/essay25.html
“Walk in the light and more light will be given.”

SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
http://www.earthsite.org/proposal.htm
“Choices in ecology, economics and ethics that will provide a sustainable future.”

UNITED NATIONS: EARTH DAY PROCLAIMED
http://www.themesh.com/un.html
EARTH DAY HISTORY: United Nations Secretary General U Thant signs the 1970 International Earth Day Proclamation – A document that now has 35 world leader signortors.

VIENNA PEACE BELL (1996)
http://www.earthsite.org/bell.htm
“Statement by John McConnell at Peace Bell Ceremony in Vienna, Austria, March 20, 1996.”

WHEN IS EARTH DAY?
http://www.earthsite.org/day.htm
“What and when is Earth Day?”

WHY FLIGHT 800?
http://www.earthsite.org/fl800.htm
“What is the purpose and destiny of human life? This question comes to me as I think about the Flight 800 tragedy and try to sort out the monumental problems and amazing opportunities now facing humanity.”

WORLD WITHOUT WAR
http://www.earthsite.org/worldwar.htm
“Is there a program now available that will eliminate future wars?”

YEAR 2001
http://www.earthsite.org/2001.htm
Imagination and emotions are stirred by gripping stories of what the future might bring. And where there is true vision action will follow. A solid sound description of a possible future can inspire efforts to make it happen.”

YEHUDI MENUHIN
http://www.earthsite.org/yehudi.htm
“Yehudi Menuhin adds music to purpose of Earth Day.”

77 THESES ON THE CARE OF EARTH
http://www.earthsite.org/77.htm


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