Posts Tagged ‘get involved’

  • ?????

    of the six things, this is the only solution i am certain of.   i would be curious to hear your thoughts, here or here.

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  • live in it.

    I’m not telling you to make the world, because I don’t think that progress is necessarily part of the package. I’m telling you to live in it. Not just to endure it, not just to suffer it, not just to pass thru it, but to live in it.  To look at it.  To try to […]

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  • use your tools.

    When I speak to an audience, particularly a younger one, the first question is often “so, what can I do to help?”.  My answer is, “I don’t know.  What can you do?” Tools.  To build something, even a future, one needs the machinery.  Intentions without means remain forever in the wind. Use the tools you […]

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  • tell your politicians.

    Politics is the process of making decisions on behalf of groups of people.  In the most ideal manifestation of  it, the decisions serves us.  Politicians are paid to represent our interests, and, ideally, are responsible to us for their successes or failures at it.  Too often people can feel that government is something that happens […]

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  • know the story.

    To manifest change, within the world as in ourselves, requires insight.  With it, we know the most efficient fulcrums on which to place our levers. We inhabit a challenging age.  In many ways, we know more about the world than ever before.  About distant places, about the human body, the versions of life that teem […]

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  • give to MSF.

    Medecins Sans Frontieres.  Medicos Sin Fronteras.  Doctors Without Borders. I can’t speak to the merits of the world’s NGO’s, because I don’t know most of them.  I am certain that many do wonderful work, and that on the strength of these efforts, the world is rolled to a slightly better place. I can, however, speak […]

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  • Get Involved.

    I struggled with what to call this part of the site.  friends and i tossed around ideas.  engage?  no, too star trek.  act?  like what? get involved seemed to fit.  it’s active.  through one’s volition, she enters the fray. every epoch of humankind is convinced that his or hers is the most important one.  those […]

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