An an author and spiritual advisor, Marriane Williamson is always striving for higher power. This time, she has her sites set on the Oval Office.
Williamson is currently running for the Democratic nomination in the 2024 presidential election, going up against sitting president Joe Biden. The key to her campaign: morality.
Why Marianne Williamson Is Running For President
“When we try to be good people, when we try to behave with compassion, ethics, conscience, life works better,” she tells Sonia Baghdady of Advocate Now. “And when we don’t, all kinds of chaos and unworkable solutions are produced. That’s true in politics as much as in anything else.”
Williamson believes too much focus in government is placed on profit rather than people. This can be seen in crackdowns on human rights, as well as policies that allow companies to devastate the natural environment.
“The idea that a kind of soulless economics — that lacks any kind of ethical consideration — is somehow a good thing, is now given primacy over the health and the safety and well-being of people, animals, our children, and our planet: our communities. And we’ve got to stop this,” she says. “We’ve got to course correct. This is a very dangerous…