Llight up - candleght Up the World

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Thousands of groups worldwide take a stand for a sane and fair political, environmental, and economic future of our planet.  They constitute what the New York Times called an emerging superpower for peace.

Our Light Up the World feature spotlights groups of this kind on a spinning globe, where you can see them visible together in one place for the first time:

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Members from participating groups light candles on our website regularly and so link in a global ritual visualized through the numbers of candles and the messages which accompany them.  We invite groups to link back to us with a candle button, bringing the visual effect full circle.

Please visit often, and let yourself be inspired by the light of worldwide goodwill.

You can also view participating groups by country.

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Paul Hawkins Talk
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E Pluribus Unum, 2010
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