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Nominees Most Inspiring Person 2007


Most Inspiring Person of 2007

For seven years Beliefnet has honored extraordinary individuals who have made the world a better place through their amazing accomplishments. This year's candidates are equally remarkable. Here are our nominees for the Most Inspiring Person of the Year.

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Most Inspiring Person of 2007 Nominee: Majora Carter


Most Inspiring Person of 2007 Nominee: Majora Carter

Environmental activist and executive director of Sustainable South Bronx, Majora Carter talks about revitalizing polluted urban areas into healthy spaces that communities can enjoy.

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The Moral Fraud of Peace Activism

Idealism is only good when directed toward good ends. In the case of Rachel Corrie, it was not.

Related Topics: Peace Activists, Idealism, Evil, Rachel Corries, Activist, Peace, Real Evil, Young People, College Student, Palestinian Terror, News


Four Honored With "Alternative Nobels"

Scientists and activists cited for human rights and environmental efforts

Related Topics: News, Award, Human Rights, American Plant Geneticist, Environmental, Resistance Movement, Natural Farming System, Activist, Stamp Dealer, Awards Ceremony, Human


Gay Pride Festival Has Vatican Up in Arms

Planned July Rome event has stirred debate over church influence and civil rights. Gay activists say they won't back down

Related Topics: Official Sponsorship, Festival, Gay Activists, Gay, Gay Rights Activists, Activist, Stirred Debate, Civil Rights, Vatican, Government, News