1. Respect To respect others and accept the interdependence and interconnectedness of all life.
2. Understanding We must begin to understand the "why's" of being here, both for ourselves and others.
3. Acceptance Out of respect and understanding, we can begin to accept one another's differences.
4. Appreciating Differences To move beyond acceptance into appreciation and celebration of differences.
5. Nonviolence holds that suffering for a cause can educate and transform.