E. LASZLO, in a paper in "Cybernetics and Human Knowing"(1997,p. 47-51) presents in the following terms the aims of this Club: "The Club of Budapest is dedicated to the proposition that promoting and facilitating the evolution of planetary consciousness is a vital aspect of our sustained well-being and individual as well as social development. It is an essential mission of our time".
He also writes: "The Club of Budapest is committed to promoting and facilitating a worldwide movement keynoted by the advance from thinking in terms of the existing limits to growth to the emerging chances of evolution"(Ibid)
A "Manifesto on the spirit of Planetary consciousness" was published with a number of signatories, among them the Dalai Lama and a number of prominent political leaders, two Nobel Peace Prizes and other spiritual and intellectual leaders.
Further information on the membership and activities of the Club is available from its Secretariat: Szentháromságter 6H – 1014 Budapest-Fax 36-1-175-1885
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