Lily Tinker Fortel
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  • Columbia, MO
  • United States
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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, Hunger, Poverty, Education, Human Rights, Other
What must we overcome to achieve peace?
Other
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The concept of 'other' and the perception of 'self.'
Can we change the world?
Definitely
More about me
"Let me start by saying this, because I think sometimes people look at me and see I am young--perhaps they dismiss my outlook on the world as naïve or uniformed: I understand the so-called "fight" for peace is nothing new. And I have no illusions about the difficulty we will face as we work to realize an eventual future in which war is a distant memory and in which our children grow up in a socially just society and world. I understand peace will not suddenly appear-that to this point countless people have worked for peace and that in the future many more will, too. Still, I believe peace is possible. It is not my naivety, rather a deep recognition that peace is a necessity, that social justice must be a reality, that has me working for this seemingly distant goal."

(From a speech I gave last October)
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Teach This

Posted on March 31, 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

Einstein said "You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war."

Why don't school lessons on Einstein, relativity, mass-energy equivalence, genius, etc. include discussion of this quote?

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At 2:29am on April 1, 2009, Brian Morin said…

Hello Lily Tinker Fortel!

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At 11:06pm on March 31, 2009, Steven Heilker said…
Thank you Lily for adding me, I am new. I am already on facebook.
It will be a pleasure to get to know you. Many blessing to you and your familia
 
 
 

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