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20 March 2009

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a Quaker look at the world

Those Californian Quakers…
With a name like Quaker Institute for the Future (QiF) we could not fail to be curious
  • This eye-catching title has a ring of the science fiction about it but on inspection of the institute’s website we find a serious organisation trying to further knowledge of important research that could be a benefit to humankind

  • ‘We seek’, it says, ‘to develop an institute that can carry on Friends’ experiments with Truth in the context of research work that will provide the foundations for the applications of our testimonies undertaken by American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee on National Legislation and other Quaker bodies and meetings’
  • The institute is a non-profit that was incorporated in California in 2004

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