“Integrity is telling myself the Truth. Honesty is telling the truth to other people"-Elder
As members of the WorldTree, we aspire to and use a Holistic, World Conscious approach to maintaining the highest Ethical and Professional standings and practices around Confidentiality, Moral Practices and Beliefs within in our communities and society.
1. Using ethical decision making and evaluation on an ongoing basis including Mediation, Advocacy and Peer Review
2. Ascribe to the 4 R’s and exercises: Respect, Responsibility, Reassurance, and Rights
Respect for self, others & the environment...Responsibility for self, others & the environment...
3. Use INFORMED CONSENT at all times and avoid using deception and deceit.
4. Use the core concept of COMPETENCE
5. Employ INTEGRITY in our Thoughts, Actions and Speech.
We will maintain a World Conscious Perspective in accepting that there are many paths but One destination; each tradition offering its own unique perspectives and values which incorporate into a holistic and co-operative model of Community well- being and understanding.
We aspire to remain neutral in matters, which are, considered political or mundane; by following the purposes, goals, and objective of the society: offering humanitarian support in times of distress and discord in our community. Where individuals are called to by matter of spiritual, ethical, moral, conscienable objection to social issues, each member will act in a manner which does the least amount of harm to all parties.
Core principles of Ethical Being
We all have the power to decide what we do, and what we say, and what we think.
Gesture of Thought, Speech, and Action
Core teaching of Essence
We are all part and whole of the universe and as such connected to all things
Essence: Non-ego, Mindfulness, Spirit, Soul
Core teaching of Presence
We are responsible for the consequences of our choices.
Presence of: What was, What is, What will be.
(See Ethical handbook 2005 WorldTree community)
Where at all possible, we abide by the principles and ideas of these ethical guidelines or to its highest principle.