Principle #5: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process

Today we reflect on Principle #5: Right of Conscience and Use of the Democratic Process. In the country many people claim is the greatest democracy on earth, where have we fallen short of the democratic ideal? Where are there opportunities to move beyond the common belief that democracy only means voting? What would it mean to embrace democracy as a way of life, even as a spiritual practice? Join us as we explore the many facets of the democratic ideal and how we might rise to the challenge of authentic democracy.

“At the Voting Booth”, Karin Griglak:

“Democracy as a Way of Life,” Christiane Olivo: