Al LeBlanc's Blog – October 2014 Archive (8)

#Cyberpeacefare #Definition

cyberpeacefare:  The self realization/utilization of individual-personal cyber/social media power of "usall=bottom up" to contribute our drop of water to a world peace tsunami (butterfly effect). CyberPeaceGadfly

self: the total, essential, or particular being of a person; the essential qualities distinguishing one person from another; individuality.…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on October 28, 2014 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Action #Obligation

Action: the state or process of acting or doing; something done or accomplished; a deed; causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process, the action of waves.......

Obligation: a social, legal, or moral requirement such as a duty, contract or promise that compels one to follow a particular course of action imposed by society, law or conscience....

(American Heritage…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on October 23, 2014 at 10:14am — No Comments

#Cyberpecefare #Impossible Dream Excerpt #Lyrics Joe Darion

"To Dream the Impossible Dream

To fight the unbeatable foe

To right the unrightable wrong

To love pure and chaste from afar

To bear with unbearable sorrow

To run where the brave dare not go

To reach the unreachable star

This is my quest

No matter how hopeless 

No matter how far ................."

(Don Quixote: one my favorite stories and plays.  Become a modern day cyberspace/social media Knight-Errant.  Instead of a lance…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on October 17, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Evil #Henry Ford

"What we call evil is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark."  Henry Ford

(evil: morally bad or wrong; wicked; causing ruin, injury or pain; characterized by anger or spite.  American Heritage Dictionary

Seems to me "evil" can be fought through using our personal cyberpower to participate and educate ? )

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 16, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Evil #Henry Ford

"What we call evil is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark."  Henry Ford

(evil: morally bad or wrong; wicked; causing ruin, injury or pain; characterized by anger or spite.  American Heritage Dictionary

Seems to me "evil" can be fought through using our personal cyberpower to participate and educate ? )

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 16, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Congratulations ! to Malala Yousafzai (17-year old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by Taliban for advocating female education) and Kailash Satyarthi (Indian Gandhian children's rights activist) for being awarded shared Nobel Peace Prize.

(Two Courageous Advocates for Peace.  An inspiration to "us/all").

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 11, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #It Can Be Done

"The man who misses all the fun

Is he who says, "It can't be done"

In solemn pride he stands aloof

And greets each venture with reproof

Had he the power he'd efface

The history of the human race:

We'd have no radio or motor…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on October 10, 2014 at 8:34pm — 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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