"THE BALLOT IS STRONGER THAN THE BULLET." Abraham Lincoln
Need to vote for Democracy to work. CyberPeaceGadfly
"All of our dignity consists in thought. Let us endeavor then to think well; this is the principle of morality." Blaise Pascal
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"I am only one; but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but I can still do something. I will not refuse to do something I can do." Helen Keller
Comment: Nowadays, the "power of one" is greatly amplified/multiplied by the world-wide web/social media. Anyone with an internet connection can communicate her "something" for a better world." CyberPeaceGadfly
" I love peace, and I am anxious that we should give the world still another useful lesson, by showing to them other modes of punishing injuries than by war, which is as much punishment to the punisher as to the sufferer." Thomas Jefferson
Comment: Visited Thomas Jefferson's home (Monticello) this past week. He wanted three of his accomplishments cited on his tombstone (epitaph): the Declaration of Independence,…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on July 25, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
Given that we are interconnected in the cyber space domain through various social media platforms and posting many messages daily, why are we not responding as stakeholders for "world peace and planet survival." Is it the bigger the stakes the less I can influence ? CyberPeaceGadfly
Added by Al LeBlanc on July 15, 2018 at 11:12am — No Comments
"There is but one bond of peace that is, both permanent and enriching. The increasing knowledge of the world in which experiment occurs." Walter Lippmann
The cyber domain/world social media peace platforms (e.g., Carnegie GEN) enables each of us to contribute to world peace experimentation. Any cyber peace experimenters out there ? CyberPeaceGadfly
Added by Al LeBlanc on July 12, 2018 at 9:02am — No Comments
"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step in the music he hears, however measured or far away." Henry David Thoreau
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xenophobe: n A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign , especially to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures - xenophobia n. xenophobic adj.
xenophile: a person attracted to that which is foreign , especially to foreign peoples, manners or cultures.
(American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.)
Seems to me…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on June 20, 2018 at 10:41am — No Comments
stakeholder: n. One who holds the bets in a game or contest 2. One who has a share or an interest, as in an enterprise. American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.
We are all stakeholders in the enterprise of "world peace and planet survival." Just a little social media cyberspace digitizing on our part can initiate a grass roots tsunami. …Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on June 13, 2018 at 9:23am — No Comments
Why are diamonds more valuable than water when dying of thirst in the desert ?
Why is peace less demanded on social media when the need is so great ?
Any comments ?
Added by Al LeBlanc on June 6, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
freedom: n. 1.the condition of being free of restraints, 2. Liberty of the person from slavery, detention, or oppression. 3a. Political independence. b. Exemption from the arbitrary exercise of authority in the performance of a specific action, civil liberty; freedom of assembly, ....etc. American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed.
Freedom is not a free good…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on June 3, 2018 at 11:19am — No Comments
Imagine, the Individual can be a powerful voice/agent (bottom up) for "world peace and planet survival." The collective action/interaction of our consciences for a better future for ourselves and our planet is up to each of us to use our personal cyber power to make our voices resonate in cyberspace to make a tsunamic difference. CyberPeaceGadfly
Added by Al LeBlanc on June 1, 2018 at 8:57am — No Comments
"The opportunist thinks of me and today. The statesman thinks of us and tomorrow." Dwight D. Eisenhower
Added by Al LeBlanc on May 17, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments
Cyberpeacefaregold: A multi-compounded word concept (e.g., loudspeaker) which combines the system objective function of #cyberpeacefare ("world peace and planet survival" with the #golden rule ("Do to others, what you want them to do to you.") Imagine if this dual concept were followed as a global ethic by us all Individuals and especially by world political-religious leaders and scholars. CyberPeaceGadfly
Added by Al LeBlanc on May 3, 2018 at 7:47am — No Comments
"Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Added by Al LeBlanc on April 25, 2018 at 12:36pm — No Comments
"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping." Theodore Roosevelt
Added by Al LeBlanc on April 18, 2018 at 3:56pm — No Comments
"Nine-tenths of the serious controversies which arise in life result from misunderstandings; result from one man not knowing the facts which to the other man seem important, or otherwise failing to appreciate his point of view."
Louis D. Brandeis
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" The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feelings." Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Added by Al LeBlanc on March 23, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments
"Our democracy is damaged. We all know it. Every measure of our people reveals their perilously low confidence in the potential of the presidency, Congress,and the courts to stem the damage to our democracy and repair it.
But we can do it. First we must recognize that while we do have foreign enemies and adversaries, the greatest threats to our way of life come from within our nation."…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on March 8, 2018 at 3:45pm — No Comments
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Winston Churchill
(Tribute to Royal Air Force).
Added by Al LeBlanc on February 25, 2018 at 12:47pm — No Comments