The Principles of Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity, and Universal Value

A Compilation of Academic Exploration

Edited by Thomas Selover, Th. D.

Copyright © 2021 by The Professors World Peace Academy International

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Table of Contents

Editor’s foreword / 3

Part Ⅰ The Principle of Universal Value 19

1. Two Presuppositions to Establish Universal Ethics (Hwang, Jinsu) 21

2. The Theory of Universal Value as Unification Political Thought (Kim, Hangje) 43

3. Cosmopolitanism of a Global Society from the Viewpoint of the Unification Thought’s Principle of Universal Value (An, Younhee) 73

Part Ⅱ The Principle of Interdependence 107

4. Ownership as seen from the Perspective of Unification Political Thought: ‘Joint Ownership’ of the Principle of Interdependence and ‘Public Ownership’ of Modern Utopianism (Kim, Hangje) 109

5. A Study of Unification Church’s Economic Theory of the Principle of Interdependence (Sun, Jusung) 135

6. A Study on the Economic Thought of Joint Ownership Based on the Principle of Interdependence of Unification Thought (Taniuchi, Masahiro) · 169

7. A Study of Economic Democratization based on the Unification Thought (Lee, Junseok) 207

8. Basic Income from the Perspective of Unification Thought’s Principle of Interdependence (Kim, Minji) 241

9. A Study on the Economic Movement of Cooperatives from the Perspective of the Principle of Interdependence (Kang, Hwamyung) 279

Part Ⅲ The Principle of Mutual Prosperity 323

10. A Study on the State Theory of Cheon Il Guk based on the Principles of Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Value (Hwang, Jinsu) 325

11. Analysis of the New Political Thought based on Unification Thought: Freedom, Equality and Love (Yagasaki, Hidenori) 361

12. Discourse of Republicanism from the Viewpoint of the Principle of Mutual Prosperity in Unification Thought (Kim, Minji) 397

13. A Study about Policy Principles of the Politics of Mutual Prosperity and the Election System from the Viewpoint of the Principles of Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Value (Lim, Hyunjin) 433

Members Who Will Live in God’s Family

The Sermons of Reverend Sun Myung Moon Volume 7

Matt. 12:46-50

September 27, 1959 – Former Church Headquarters, Seoul, Korea

Prayer

Father, we came here from many different places. We were born as the children of many different people. We cannot help but think about the many intertwined causes and situations which burden us with debt today.

Father, there are good people here and those who are not so good. The state and form of man’s mind and body vary infinitely. Yet our deepest desire for truth and the highest goodness, and our longing for the original Father, our God, will never change.

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I Am Relating with Two Worlds

The Sermons of Reverend Sun Myung Moon Volume 7

Romans 7:15-25

September 20, 1959 – Former Church Headquarters, Seoul, Korea

Prayer

Father! Please help us realize in this hour that we are not walking the path we should walk in our lives, even though we know we must.

There are those who live centering on their bodies, those who live centering on their minds, and those who live centering on Heaven. Please help those of us who have come to participate in this occasion to understand which category we belong in.

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Let Us Fathom the Heart of Heaven

The Sermons of Reverend Sun Myung Moon Volume 7

Matthew 10:24-39

September 13, 1959 – Former Church Headquarters, Seoul, Korea

Prayer

We know that the verses just read revealed the things that Jesus kept deep in his heart.

Father, Jesus was to bring an end to the four-thousand-year providential history. He was to lead the many Israelites, build the altar of victory before the Father, and restore everything on that altar of glory as the chief priest. Yet we know that he died without fulfilling this historic mission.

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We Who Are Walking a Life Course

The Sermons of Reverend Sun Myung Moon Volume 7

I Peter 1:21-25

September 6, 1959 – Former Church Headquarters, Seoul, Korea

Prayer I

Father, You guided our ancestors without any hesitation, doing the most arduous work for six thousand years. Yet our ancestors often betrayed You. They failed to bring You joy, not standing on Your side in victory and glory. When we think about this, we cannot help but admit that we are shameful descendants of the Father.

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