Douglas 'Ou-ee-ii-jay-ii' Jack
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  • Dr. Shabnam Nazli
  • Sabine Jakosch
  • Radovan Milicevic
  • Gandhi College of Social Work
  • Cynthia Ceriano
  • Anna Finn
  • Christine M Breakstone
  • Riccardo Gramegna
  • Sunil singh
  • Jackson
  • WARIS ALI
  • Sierra Stones
  • Sonny Carter
  • mitch gold
  • Nidal Khalili
 

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Favorite website
http://ecoplan.mcgill.ca
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, Our Planet, Violence, Human Rights, Our Shrinking Freedom, Other
So what is it?
'Economic' (Greek = 'care and nurture of the home and family') recognition and empowerment for diverse contributions. I'm vegetarian for 37 years, vegan 21 years and eat a substantial portion raw but not exclusively yet. These most frequent interactions with the life of earth form our basic socio-economic contract and have the deepest influence on peace, love and ecology.
What must we overcome to achieve peace?
Other
More
Originally the widespread three-dimensional multi-level Orchard Food Trees and other food plants provided an abundance of food, materials, water, air, soi and life for all species. Studies point to this productivity as 100 times that of 2-D 'agri'culture (Latin = 'field'). Cutting down the tree has been a huge mistake as agricultural scarcity and central control of meagre harvest in a destroyed biosphere leads to war. In order to find peace as well as ecological harmony, we need to work with all species to replant the world's orchard that our 'indigenous' (Latin = 'self-generating') heritage represents.

Lack of 'economic' (Greek = 'care and nurture of the home and family') opportunity for investment by the individual for the pure energy of love and human service. Our indigenous ancestors worked within distinguished Production Society (Guild) specialties whereby Progressive Ownership, inclusive economic accounting through the String-Shell (Wampum, Esnoguay, Seewan, Kayoni, Quipu) welcomed all to become involved in contributing to the infrastructure and well-being of community. A host of checks and balances such as the Right of Dialectic Resolution of issues in all human interactions meant that nothing was "swept under the rug" and all found involvement in governance according to their specialties in an Economic Democracy. Everyone invested through their production societies in community well-being.
Can we change the world?
Definitely
More about me
I'm project coordinator for the Sustainable Development Corporation, a participatory group focused on livelihood opportunities for all. During the 1970s I travelled 100,000 miles by hitch hiking, lived and worked among Dukobour (Russian), Mennonite (German) and Quaker (English) peace communities. In the 1970s I helped build the natural food co-operatives of British Columbia and in the 1980s helped operate them in Quebec but believe that one-member / one-vote doesn't recognise or motivate livelihood involvement. The origin of the word 'cooperative' is 'co' = 'together' + 'operatives' = 'stakeholders' from the 1500s when Europeans were longing for a return to their 'progressive ownership' guild systems tattered by aristocratic plundering of first the Middle-East and then America. We are all originally indigenous peoples from around the world.
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At 10:37am on April 30, 2011, Dr. Shabnam Nazli said…

Dear Mr. Douglas, Thank you for your offer I really appreciate you kind concern, diffidently I will raise your offer in our next meeting. Again I am grateful for your great services for mankind.

Regards,

Dr. Shabnam Nazli

Chairperson: HDO PK

Email: chairperson@hopedevelopmentpk.org

Web Site: www.hopedevelopmentpk.org
At 7:49am on April 30, 2011, Dr. Shabnam Nazli said…

Very interesting Mr. Douglas. I am impressed and I agree. Please visit our website we had made a major changes in HDO and I will talk about it with our advisory board. Mr. Rashad has served HDO and in our  communities here for several years and his commitment is price less, he is the one who told me about this network and bring me here. I am glad we meet and I honor your friendship.

Regards,

Dr. Shabnam Nazli

Present Chairperson: HDO PK

Email: chairperson@hopedevelopment.org

web Site:  www.hopedevelopmentpk.org
At 12:49pm on April 29, 2011, Radovan Milicevic said…
Thanks for your friendship Douglas!
At 3:57pm on January 9, 2011, G.P. said…
At 7:36pm on October 20, 2010, Motorcycle Hippy Al said…
Douglas,

Al and the iPeace Family

and when You get this birthday wish, I would like to

You back Douglas, to

"So Let's Make a Difference for You & Yours & Everyone" and

"Happy Trails" & "Happy iPeaceing"

As You can see, We (the iPeace Family) are still here!
"Enjoy Life"
At 1:35am on October 20, 2010, Riccardo Gramegna said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
At 12:23am on June 12, 2010, Eva said…
Hello,

iPeace is deleted from David Califa the end of June. Here you can find a new home.

http://peaceformeandtheworld.ning.com/

You are cordially invited.

Warm regards, Eva
At 7:14pm on April 22, 2010, Clicia Pavan said…

At 4:59am on April 3, 2010, Clicia Pavan said…

Easter means crossing
Today is a different day,
A day to feel the light soul
To remember that life is renewed
Much peace and love
Happy Easter Day
Bjs
Clicia

At 5:55pm on March 15, 2010, George Williston said…
Hows it going today Douglas? I read your co-housing piece. Very interesting. I also have been reading about the New Harmony experiment of the 1820's by Robert Dale Owen. It was an intentional community that tried sharing of property without a basis of spirituality only ideas and idealism. It lasted only a couple of years becaue people brought up in a selfish world couldn't adapt. I like your ideas, I think I personally would like it if I could choose a group to co-habit with.
Peace,
George
 
 
 

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