Al LeBlanc's Blog – April 2014 Archive (5)

#cyberpeacefare #Democracy #Louis D Brandeis

"DEMOCRACY in any sphere is a serious undertaking. It substitutes self restraint for external restraint.  It is more difficult to maintain than to achieve.  It demands continuous sacrifice by the individual and more exigent obedience to the moral law than any form of government."

(Seems to me Justice Brandeis was referring to the "golden rule"  and the need for individuals to have a conscience ?  Al)

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 16, 2014 at 8:13am — No Comments

#cyberpeacefare #cyberpeacecitizen

Cyberpeacecitizen: A person who realizes that it is incumbent on "U&MeUsAll", acting as individual consciences, to have our voices (resonate bottom up) in the cyberdomain for "world peace and planet survival." One becomes a cyberpeacecitizen by using the #cyberpeacefare hashmark  for contributing your voice to the dream.   One can  also re-tweet the song lyrics:

                                 

                                "Let there be peace on earth and let it begin…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on April 13, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare "The Meaning of the 21st Century" /James Martin

"MEGA PROBLEMS:

1. GLOBAL WARMING

2. EXCESSIVE POPULATION GROWTH

3. WATER SHORTAGES

4. DESTRUCTION OF LIFE IN THE OCEANS

5. MASS FAMINE IN ILL-ORGANIZED COUNTRIES

6. THE SPREAD OF DESERTS

7. PANDEMICS

8. EXTREME POVERTY

9. GROWTH OF SHANTY-CITIES

10. UNSTOPPABLE GLOBAL MIGRATIONS

11. NON-STATE ACTORS WITH EXTREME WEAPONS

12. VIOLENT RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM

13. RUNAWAY COMPUTER INTELLIGENCE

14.WAR…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on April 9, 2014 at 10:36am — No Comments

#cyberpeacefare #American Politics #"The Soul of Politics"Jim Wallis

Excerpts:

"Mohandas K Gandhi warned against what he called the seven social sins: 1. politics without principle, 2. wealth without work, 3. commerce without morality, 4. pleasure without conscience, 5. education without character,6. science without humanity and 7. worship without sacrifice.

"We can find common ground only by moving to a higher ground. Constituency-based politics, with its factional interests, will not lead us to higher ground.  Politics has been reduced to the…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on April 7, 2014 at 11:04am — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #"Couldn't Be Done" / #Edgar Albert Guest

"Somebody said it couldn't be done,

But he with a chuckle replied

That "maybe it couldn't", but he would be one

Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried."

(Let's try to cause a cyberworld peace uprising; become cyberpeacecitizen.)

RT (song lyrics): " Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me."

"We are the world -  Let's make it better - Up U & Me/UsAll"

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 6, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments

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