Al LeBlanc's Blog Posts Tagged '#Christmas' (4)

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #Eleanor Roosevelt

"It isn't enough to talk about peace.  One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it."  Eleanor Roosevelt

Christmas is the season of celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace in a manger in Bethlehem.  It is also the commercialization of Santa Claus. Why not take a moment to digitize your personal cyber peace sentiments  as a free gift to the world this Christmas…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 8, 2017 at 5:14pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare Religion

RELIGION: Belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as creator and governor of the universe. American Heritage Dictionary

SELECTED QUOTES ON RELIGION:

"Fanatical religion driven to a certain point is almost as bad as none at all, but not quite." Will Rogers

"The only religion is conscience in action." Henry D Lloyd

"It is in our lives, and not from words that our religion must be read." Thomas Jefferson

"Is it not strange…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 15, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare FORGIVENESS:

FORGIVE: To excuse for a fault or an offense; pardon; to renounce anger or resentment against;

refrain from imposing punishment or demanding satisfaction for an offense. American Heritage

Dictionary

"Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do."  Jesus Luke23:34

"It is in pardoning that we are pardoned."  St Francis of Assisi

"We forgive to the extent that we love." LaRochefougauld

"I am a patient man - always…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 14, 2013 at 7:51am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare "T'is Christmas Season, Again !

FELLOW MEMBERS:

T]is the season for celebrating the birth of the" Prince of Peace."

The re-telling of the story of the Three Wise Men following the orient star to the Manger In Bethlehem, where Jesus Christ was born.

Having visited the church of the Birth Site in Manger Square and bought a hand-carved  manger,  I recall the aura of mysticism that fell upon me, being there on the alleged spot.

Yes, the beauty of Christmas is celebrating the birth of Jesus, going to…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 5, 2013 at 7:39am — No Comments

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The Ethics of Trade with China and Authoritarian Upgrading

Increased foreign investment and engagement is producing, not democratization, but "authoritarian upgrading," where selected reforms are designed to legitimize a softer authoritarianism. This presents an ethical dilemma for international trade. What direction will China, Uzbekistan, Russia, and other "upgraded authoritarian" states evolve towards in the coming decade?

The 2020 Election & the View from Overseas, with Nikolas Gvosdev

As the 2020 election begins to come into focus, Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev details the foreign policy cleavages in the Democratic Party. Plus, referencing Nahal Toosi's recent article in "Politico," he discusses the worries that many in Europe have about a Trump reelection or a progressive candidate who also questions the status quo. What's the view from abroad on this turbulent time in American politics?

Ethics & the U.S.-China Trade War, with Nikolas Gvosdev

What role should ethics play in the U.S.-China trade war? Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev looks at these economic tensions in the context of the Uyghur detention and the Hong Kong protests, different theories on integrating China into the world economy, and what it could mean to "lose" in this conflict. Is there a breaking point in terms of China's human rights policies? What's the view in Africa and Europe?

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