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#Cyberpeacefare #Happiness #Samuel Taylor Coleridge

" 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

#Cyberpeacefare #Happiness #Marcus Arelius Antoninus

"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notion unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature." 

Marcus Arelius Antoninus

(So much terrorism, lack of conscience, hatred, indifference and unhappiness out there.  Let us try, a little, to make a difference for usall human…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on October 6, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments

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Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet, with David Kaye

The original idea of the Internet was for it be a "free speech nirvana," but in 2019, the reality is quite different. Authoritarians spread disinformation and extremists incite hatred, often on the huge, U.S.-based platforms, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. David Kaye, UN special rapporteur on freedom of opinion & expression, details the different approaches to these issues in Europe and the United States and looks for solutions in this informed and important talk.

The Anti-Narrative

Among the electorate, especially since the 2016 election, there is a counter-narrative at play regarding the role of the U.S. in international affairs. This "anti-narrative" has two main planks. The first is an across-the-board distrust of the media. The second is the "death of expertise."

The DEA in Honduras: Targeting Corruption in High Places

In Honduras, activists like Edwin Espinal are among the latest victims of a government whose level of corruption has made it incompatible with democratic development. A number of efforts are being made to combat this corruption, however, among them, surprisingly, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). DEA efforts in this regard began in 2012, a year that turned out to be a spectacular failure for the DEA.

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