World Wide Wisdom is located in the Jura.
The area is famous for its scenery and is ideal for walking, bicycling
It is also an important place for the history of religious tolerance and
the libertarian movement. Protestants persecuted in France for their religious
convictions moved here in the late seventeenth century and many of them contributed
to the setting up of watchmaking workshops and factories. For this reason
this part of Jura is also known as Watch Valley and as "the land of
precision" (le pays de la précision).
As for the libertarian movement, this was the birthplace of the Fédération
Jurassienne and it was here, in 1872, that those expelled from Marx's First
International came to hold their Anti-Authoritarian Congress
14-15 September 1872).