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#Cyberpeacefare #FDR

"The constant free flow of communications among us - enabling the free interchange of ideas - forms the very bloodstream of our nation.  It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally viral, eternally young. "

Franklin Delano Roosevelt 

(FDR was a great communicator in the days of Radio (e.g, fireside chats in the AM radio band).  I can imagine him  broadcasting…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 25, 2016 at 3:53pm — 2 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #John F Kennedy

"But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone.  It lies in the hearts and minds of all people.  And if it is cast out there, then no act, no pact, no treaty, no organization can hope to preserve it without the support and wholehearted commitment of all the people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchments and on paper - let us assure to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all our people."…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 12, 2016 at 9:53am — 6 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Andrew Carnegie

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.  I just watch what they do."  Andrew Carnegie

(Or what they don't do?  CyberPeaceGadfly)

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 6, 2016 at 12:48pm — 3 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Silence #Jean-Paul Satre

"We cannot withdraw our cards from the game.  Were we as silent and mute as stones, our very passivity would be an act."  Jean-Paul Satre

(Seems to me we need to act in the present and use our Personal Cyber Power to sound off now for "world peace and planet survival." Rationalization - My tweet is a "voice in the wilderness" is "Indifference." CyberPeaceGadfly).

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 20, 2016 at 10:44am — 3 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #Winston Churchill

"Vast and fearsome as the human scene has become, personal contacts of the right people, in the right places, at the right time, may yet have a potent and valuable part to play in the cause of peace which is in our hearts."  Winston Churchill

(Are we not the "right people, in the right places,,at the right time" in a cyberspace moment  to take immediate action to make our Individual Digital Voice, resonate World Wide for Peace ?  Are we not all…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on March 29, 2016 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Self Destruction #Will Durant

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within. The essential causes of Rome's decline lay in her people, her morals, her class struggle, her failing trade, her bureaucratic despotism, her stifling taxes, her consuming wars."   Will Durant

(Deja Vu ?  CyberPeaceGadfly)

Added by Al LeBlanc on March 19, 2016 at 11:38am — 3 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Cloud Cyber Peace System #Feasibility Study

Given that there is a myriad of world peace and interfaith religious organizations all inter-connected in cyberspace/social media with common mission requirements (government, non-government, international and academic).

A central common cloud computing provider (e.g., Amazon, IBM, Google, Microsoft) might increase the overall mission/cost effectiveness and social media impact of such separate content.…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on March 9, 2016 at 11:44pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Four Essential Freedoms #Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"We look forward to a world founded upon four essential freedoms.  The first is freedom of speech and expression - everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way - everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want....everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear....anywhere in the world."  FDR

freedom: 1. the condition of being free of restraints 2. liberty of the…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on February 27, 2016 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Great Decisions #C.G. Jung

"The great decisions of human life have as a rule far more to do with instincts and other mysterious unconscious factors than with conscious will and well meaning reasonableness. The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Each of us carries his own life-form - an indeterminable form which cannot be superseded by any other."

unconscious: 1. lacking awareness and capacity…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on February 19, 2016 at 8:45am — 8 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Misunderstandings #Louis D Brandeis

"Nine-tenths of 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

misunderstanding: 1. a failure to understand or interpret correctly 2. a disagreement or quarrel.  American Heritage Dictionary

Added by Al LeBlanc on February 9, 2016 at 10:08am — 3 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Despotism #John Quincy Adams

"Despotism or unlimited sovereignty is the same in a majority of a popular assembly, an aristocratic council, an oligarchical junta, and a single emperor."  John Quincy Adams

despotism: 1. Rule by or as if by a despot; absolute power or authority 2.the actions of a despot; tyranny. American Heritage Dictionary

(Rings familiar in today's 21st century chaotic world ? )

Added by Al LeBlanc on January 25, 2016 at 10:13am — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Laboratories # Louis Pasteur

"Take interest, I implore you, in those sacred dwellings which are designated by the expression term, laboratories.  Demand that they be multiplied and advanced.  These are the temples of the future, temples of well being and happiness......where humanity grows greater, stronger and better."

(Seems to me humanity needs laboratories for experimenting with social media driven Individual Collective Personal Cyberpower for "world…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on January 13, 2016 at 1:35pm — 2 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #CSpan Book Interview Inside Jihad #Dr Tawfid Hamid

EXCERPTS/QUOTES:

- "How Radical Islam Works - How to Defeat It

- Author was completely radicalized through: brainwashing-suppression critical thinking, use of hell fire, sex deprivation, desire to go to paradise meet with 72 women up there - it was bizarre - things that happened in my mind.

-Now using technology - remote control bombs - internet -…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 31, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #I Ask for One Day #You Tube Video

Checkout You Tube Video, I Ask for One Day, Music by J Papoulis, Lyrics written by Claire Latimer, 7th Grader. Very moving - I Hope That One Day choral will inspire usall, this Christmas Season. 

Added by Al LeBlanc on December 18, 2015 at 3:03pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #I Ask for One Day #You Tube Video

Checkout You Tube Video, I Ask for One Day, Music by J Papoulis, Lyrics written by Claire Latimer, 7th Grader. Very moving - I Hope That One Day choral will inspire usall, this Christmas Season. 

Added by Al LeBlanc on December 18, 2015 at 3:03pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam #John L. Esposito

QUOTES/EXCERPTS:

- "Islam is second largest of world's religions. Third largest religion in America.

- We had always talked about the Judeo-Christian connection but never about the Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition.

-Why, if Muslims recognize and revere many of the major patriarchs and prophets of Judaism and Christianity (including Abraham, Moses…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 16, 2015 at 5:11pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #The Wealth of Nations #Adam smith

EXCERPTS/QUOTES(paraphrased); CSPAN Book tv, Interview on Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" Book; Authors Samuel Fleischacker & Russell Robert:

"The invisible hand of the market", the term economists use to describe the self-regulating nature of the market place, is a metaphor first used by Adam Smith in "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" (1759).

The Wealth of Nations (1776): "By…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 16, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Cyber Peace Christmas Message

A long time ago, a bright star twinkled in the Holy Night

Blinking a message of joy and light

Jesus Christ is Born

Let Us All rejoice - God's gift to us all on planet earth

It's Christmas time again, let us all rejoice

Give each other best wishes for peace and…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 6, 2015 at 11:41am — 3 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #CSPAN Alberto Fernandez Center for Strategic Counter Terrorrism Communications

EXCERPTS NOTES/QUOTES (paraphrased):

- CSCTC founded 2011, under SecState Clinton, budget $5M, around 40   people.

- ISIS Social Media Propaganda/Messaging/Narrative highly successful one on one appeal campaign. Centrally controlled network, 40,000 - 50,000 twitter network

-Takes a network to fight a network - not one thing - need direct approach…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on December 2, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #An Officer's Story # Steve Kime

The Unique Story a Naval Officer from a modest mid-west small-town family upbringing and prevailing American mind forming social ethics through the 40's-50's;,NROTC scholarship at the University of Louisville, Submarine Service,, Doctorate  at Harvard, US Naval Attache Russia, Deputy Director Navy Political Military Directorate (OP 61) Pentagon, Professor Naval Academy,and post retirement President Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC). Steve openly shares his wide-angle views of…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on November 14, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

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