Imagining Peace by Pádraig Ó Tuama.
A TEDx Talk presented on October 18, 2016.
What we need are stories that open up the possibility of relationships where there currently are none.
Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet and a theologian. In 2011, with Paul Doran, Pádraig co-founded the storytelling event Tenx9 where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a true story from their lives. From 2014-2019, Pádraig led the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. Pádraig brings interest in religion, conflict and language to his work. Originally from Cork, he had a nomadic decade (Australia, Lithuania, Switzerland, the Philippines, Uganda) before settling in Belfast in 2003.