Contrary to popular believe, the literal meaning of “dialogue” is not a conversation between two people, but originally goes back to the Greek word “dia-logos”, “through the word”. Any number of people can take part in a dialogue. The aim is not to convince the other of one’s own opinion. Figuratively speaking, to be in dialogue is to flow together.
During the first phase of the project, we are starting a platform in order to enter into a dialogue with scientists and practitioners and to (re-)introduce the importance of contemplative practice and spirituality into society. Right now, with all of us stuck in a heated debate about Corona, this is more important than ever in order to enable a holistic view.