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Last Login: 12/30/2007

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Who is not, but should be newsworthy today?
No one specific person comes to mind and this question i will return to after some thought, but a group of people does come to mind. The people that travel to dangerous, war torn areas to help the victims of war, famine and proverty. They put their very lives on the line every single day to make the world a better place. Except for Sunday mornings when we are being solicted for economic support, i see very few news stories about these people.
What current events or circumstances should receive more news coverage?
The positive events happening in Iraq and Afghanistan, that are made possible by a world coalition consisting of a of many countries and led by the U.S.,that is working hard to bring peace and a chance for a decent life in a region fraught with war and hate. We see death and destruction on the news daily, which i believe contributes to our de-sensitization of the horrors present in our world. Like you say, what gets promoted gets repeated, so let's promote the good we are trying to accomplish in the Middle East instead of the daily blood bath. Drop the politics, help these people get back on their feet and end this war.
Who is today's most absurd role model?
Teen idols, not to mention names, and athletes that commit crimes against defenseless animals while making millions of dollars playing a game. In addition, movie stars and other entertainers who do not use their fame to rally their fans for the betterment of our society. They take but do not give back. In short the people who entertain us get much more recognition than people that spend time helping others and bettering their communities and the world. It's disgusting!
What cause do you believe in enough to take action?
One of my most ardent ideas about the decline of American society is the collapse of the community. I realize that we have become a two people, 50hr/wk, working family, BUT, when you do have free time why lock your self in your home or bottle your self up in your finite bubble of a world. There are, of course exceptions but for the most part neighbors don't know neighbors. i feel strongly that if you know somene on a personal level you are more likely to be kind, respectful and friendly to that person. To know someone personally we have to look beyond our own families and cliks. Take the time to talk to your neighbors acrross the fence, have block parties or BBQ'a in summer, organize neighbors to help some needy organization. Working and playing side by side, i believe, could bring back the days of knowing the peolpe in your community and strong close knit communties, catch on and grow to other communties etc. , etc.
For what causes have you taken action in the past?
I am currently involved with an organization called, "Best Friends". This organization is an animal rescue group based in Utah. It has a large property where distressed animals are brought, given health care,rehabilitated and then placed in good homes. They do much more but one of the ideas they promote is kindness and generosity to animals can lead to the same behaviors towards people.
What is the best book you've read about bettering the world?
i am ashamed to say I have not read these types of books. I am something of a history buff and i am studying human history (on my own, not in school). In many ways this helps you grow and understand not just people but society. You learn about human behavior, what motivates us, what moves us to action, good or bad, and how we can possibly avoid the pitfalls of the past. I am especially interested in man's never ending desire for war. War has been with us from the very beginning of our evolution and although I can understand this when we were fighting on the plains of Africa for food, i don't understand why in the 21st century, we still can't talk out our problems.
What is a socially-conscious website that everyone should know about?
I am unaware of any at this time but I will surely bring it to the attention of members should i come across any.
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