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When it comes to peace, how would you describe yourself?
I am a born activist
What do you believe are the 'burning issues' today?
War, Education, Human Rights, Our Shrinking Freedom
What must we overcome to achieve peace?
Economic disparities
Can we change the world?
Definitely
Promise to respect others and refrain from spamming?
Yes

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At 11:55am on August 15, 2009, Dany COENEN said…
Un grand merci
At 4:55am on July 9, 2009, Katarina Jonasson said…
Hi And thanks for you want share me a video..Sorry..But my Computer is an old lady soo I can not look now.But soon as my new computer is fixd I gone look video.Thanks again and Love,Peace.......Katarina
At 9:35am on July 6, 2009, mak 2 akh said…
Army officials say teenager killed

During Thursday's clash between IDF troops, Palestinian gunmen apparently hit

By Israeli mortar shells;

Earlier, IDF said Palestinian fire killed girl





How did she die? An IDF probe into a clash between soldiers and Gaza gunmen shows that a girl killed in the shootout was hurt by Israeli fire, army officials said late Thursday.

Earlier, the army said the Palestinian teenager was likely killed by Palestinian fire, but the investigation later revealed that this was likely not the case.

A 17-year-old girl was killed in the incident and 11 others were wounded, the Palestinians said.



Israeli fire kill girl (Photo: AFP)

An IDF force on patrol came under fire near the Gaza border fence Thursday, the army said, adding that troops responded by directing mortar shells at the Palestinian side. At this time it is unclear why the shells hurt a group of Palestinian civilians. The possibilities being examined are that the victims were in close proximity to the gunmen, or that troops erred while aiming their mortar fire.

"The debriefing continues and it's too early to draw final conclusions," an IDF official said. However, he added that the probe increasingly showed that the Palestinian civilians were mistakenly hit by IDF fire.
During operation Cast Lead in Gaza, a tactical error in the activation of the mortar system used in Thursday's incident led to the wounding of several IDF soldiers. The system in question is considered more accurate and less powerful than the firing of tank shells.

Meanwhile, IDF forces uncovered two explosive devices at the border fence near the site of the clash. The bombs did not explode during the incident. Army officials noted that the troops who came under attack initially prepared to cross the fence into Gaza, but eventually decided to fire mortar shells at the Palestinian gunmen.

Hamas did not rush to address the incident, and by Thursday night no Palestinian organization claimed responsibility for the attack on the IDF force.

Ali Waked contributed to the story
At 5:11pm on June 23, 2009, Kalsi : We are all one . said…
Hi ! can we be friends ?
At 5:13pm on June 16, 2009, Douglas 'Ou-ee-ii-jay-ii' Jack said…
Hello Born Activist,
I watched the U-tube video 'Twelve Laws for World Peace' and appreciate the unity you are trying to achieve. I appreciate that armed policing or soldering are not acceptable as both feed aggression and inhibit our communication. However surprising, it may be in the dialectic expression of our diversity that we are able to find peace. If each of us is a voice of the earth speaking and all voices are part of a greater harmony, then diversity brings us the beauty of our song together. I work with a method called 'Both-Sides-Now, Equal-Time-Recorded-Dialogues' as a means for individuals and groups to research and find conflict-resolution together. This ancient method of 'debate' (French = 'de' ='undo' + 'bate' = 'the fight') allows us to explore the complementarity of our differences or discover the limits of our consciousness.

Both Sides Now is a call for everyone everywhere to meet with both friends and perceived opponents or wherever there is conflict in recorded equal time recorded dialogue. Participants estimate a time-period to meet usually 90 minutes and then like the talking stick tradition divide the time equally. When one person speaks they record time on their watch (stop watch function on most common watches) the other listens, perhaps taking notes. Then when the time recording is turned off, the other may speak and start their time recording. A voice or video recorder records each session. Many voice programs have automated text-transcription programs now. Participants may choose to speak confidentially however public events such as for peace-making may require the participants to publish dialogues in public media. There is not a sincere warrior or soldier in the world who would choose arms over dialogue if they believe in the message of their cause or role. We believe that all of humanity has many issues to dialectically sort out through such recorded dialogues. This is the academic (open garden in Athens) tradition of Socrates recorded by Plato in ancient (500 BC) Athens where time-clocks would keep track of time and the circle of intentional community recorded diverse understandings of each dialogue. Jesus' tradition of the 12 disciples reflected this tradition in recording diverse aspect in the gospels, each different but complementary. Other world teachers and traditions have used dialectics (both-sides) for peace-making more successfully than Christians.

The First Nation traditions of the Americas cultured dialogues in the circle of the people. The Council and circle processes, Consensus (commonality) and Caucussing (grouping of like-interests), Production Societies, Progressive Ownership accounting through the string-shell (wampum, esnoguay, kayoni, seewan, quipu etc), Apprentice to Elder mentoring, Multi-level orchard food production efficiencies, Male-Female partnership, inclusive economic accounting and other traditions of abundance and peace were all complementary inter-disciplinary sciences
At 8:55am on June 1, 2009, Camilla said…

thanks in advance for the video,,
Right after that comment, it is the next thing I do'''
Camilla'''
At 3:47pm on May 31, 2009, gunilla caisson said…
There is a door that rarely opens
It’s too fare away from eyes to see
We have to search for a chance to find it
And we have to enter to be free




Want to join us in the group ; The Source of peace
At 3:49am on May 30, 2009, Kathryn said…
What does that mean to you? Born activist? I am curious.....
At 3:15pm on May 29, 2009, s <3 said…

hug

welcome peace Pictures, Images and Photos

At 1:54pm on May 29, 2009, Motorcycle Hippy Al said…

Born Activist, To

Al.............."Now"

"And"

"Happy Trails" & "Happy iPeaceing"
 
 
 

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