“We survive against adversity, not by doing others down, but through respectful relationships with those from whom we differ.” – Lord John Alderdice
December 15 was the 175th birthday of John King, an Australian explorer and great, great grand uncle to Lord Alderdice. Click on the link to read the thought provoking Blog Post written by Lord Alderdice about the remarkable legacy of John King. It serves as a lesson to all. http://www.lordalderdice.com/blog/king-has-behaved-nobly/
John, Lord Alderdice, by profession a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and politician, was one of the key negotiators of the Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland. He was a key speaker at CASSE’s Reconciliation Forum in September 2013.
Click here to view his address, along with all of the speakers at CASSE’s Public Forum, ‘Reconciliation Australia: Psychological Perspectives’. This includes the historic meeting between Lord Alderdice and Aaron Paterson, a descendant of John King.