Truth

Speaking truth to power is an expression that is used as a description of Quakers engagement with politics. Quakers, at all times, seek to balance active campaigning with constructive dialogue with government and MPs in the United Kingdom. For more information see Political engagement.

That of God in everyone Truth can also be a realisation that how you see the world is different from how another person sees the world. Quakers believe in that of God in everyone, what can we learn from the stories of others about their truth and in turn our truth?

The opportunity of adversity: If you look up "disabled" in a Thesarus it offers you some harsh alternatives... Aimee Mullins sets out to give the word disabled her own definition

The danger of a single story: Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells her story and warns of the misunderstanding that hearing a single story about another person or country causes. 

Confessions of a depressed comic: Kevin didn't look like a depressed kid: team captain, at every party, funny and confident. But he tells the story of the night he realised that -- to save his own life -- he needed to say four simple words.

Coming out of your closet: Ash discusses the current state of homophobia in our culture challenging even the word "homophobia" itself. There is no fear, just loathing. Hating things we don't understand, people we don't know or anything that is different than our day to day. 

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