We believe that:
1. Nobody is born with good conversation skills so we strive to incorporate best
practices into our discussions with a large focus on humility, respect and
support between participants.
2. All participants
have an equal right to contribute
so no specialized knowledge or
background is required. We focus our intentions and attention on the
sharing of life experiences and wisdom within a safe, non-judgmental and
3. Discussion topics need to be intriguing, practical and relevant in order to be
able to compete with the ever-growing list of television shows and other less
engaging activities which lead to social isolation.
4. Meaningful discussions should inspire people and leave them
with a more positive outlook on the world in order to contrast the
disproportionately negative and
divisive depiction of current events perpetuated by the majority of news media.
5. The world needs more meaningful discussions in order to
increase our understanding of our differences, reduce fear and ignorance and to build community. As such, our overall goal is to initiate and promote
meaningful discussions in as many countries and languages as possible.