Who Gets the Nobel Peace Prize?
In a few days, on October 8th, the winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize will be announced. The whole world will look towards Oslo, as the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee announces this year’s winner.
Since 2004, Ravi Shankar has been lobbying to get the price. And since 2006, regardless of the fact that the candidates for the prize are kept anonymous for 50 years, official AOL publicity has announced him as “Nobel Peace Prize nominee”.
The posts below document what can only be seen as RS’s very active personal effort to win the NPP. Personally, I find it unethical to lobby for yourself, to receive this award. Somehow, I find it very hard to believe that a person like the Dalai Lama, who actually received the prize, has done anything like that.
I am looking forward to the 8th, to see who gets the prize. I am confident that it will be someone worthy. And I trust the NPP Committee to be able to look objectively on each of the nominees, their values and accomplishments, and maybe even Beyond…