WHO HE IS AND WHAT HE DOES
transformative conversation that enhances relationships in their personal life and
For more than 30 years, Oscar has held senior executive positions, in several of the largest
health care delivery systems in the United States. For the last 8 years, he has committed
himself to a vision of creating a world that works for every person.
person. This community, this world that is a diverse community inclusive of the religious,
ethnic, cultural, age, sexual orientation, political makeup or whatever.
The proposed conversation
“works” for everyone. Expected outcomes• Personal responsibility and empowerment.• Respect
for one another, in fact honoring one another regardless of another’s beliefs, opinions or views
on anything and everything***In that regard, we know that would not be enough to be the all
and freedoms of others.***There is the work to be done.***That work, we propose is a conversation
We have accepted the Golden Rule of Philosophy
”“The Golden Rule philosophy is based on a law that no man can circumvent. This law is the same
law that is described in Lesson Ten, Accurate Thought, through the operation of which one’s
thoughts are transformed into reality corresponding exactly to the nature of the thoughts. ‘Once
and an end of gaining it at some one else’s expense, for since by the terms of the hypothesis we can
create what we like, the simplest way of getting what we want is not to snatch it from somebody
else but to make it for ourselves, and since there is no limit to thought, there can be no need for
straining, and for every one to have his own way in this manner would be to banish all strife, want,
sickness and sorrow from the earth.”
I woke up one morning to a local church minister
lays an example of the world not working. I had previously interpreted the minister preaching as
infringement occurs only to the extent one allows it to negatively impact his or her peace of mind
or livelihood, including death.
world that works for each and every person.
“…if I am not in the world simply to adapt to it, but rather transform it,
and if it is not possible tochange the world without a certain dream or
vision for it, I must make use of every possibility there is not only to speak
about my utopia, but also to engage in practices consistent with it.” ―
Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of Indignation