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East Europe on (social)fire

Lately Eastern Europe becomes more and more known for its social activism. Rose revolution in Georgia in 2003, Orange revolution in Ukraine in 2004, Jeans Revolution in Belarus in 2006, Belorussian Revolution of 2010 and Ukrainian Euromaidan in 2013-2014 have changed the perception of protests a lot. 415 more words

In The Field

Genuine By Nature

You know what’s good about having dogs? You don’t need to pretend around them.

Give them unconditional love and they will shelter you in the most genuine and with the most caring of heart’s a friend could provide. 77 more words

Growth

Understanding Social Power - Part 1

by Brian T. Lynch, MSW

Part 1 – What is “social Power”

Social power is the force that directs and coordinates human action. It’s that simple, and yet that complex. 809 more words

Society

Love and Power and War

This morning I read a passage about war in Lynn Andrew’s book, Love and Power (pg.76), which I felt is important to share.

War comes from the idea and the belief that I am here and you are there, and we are separate. 142 more words

Community

The Earnestness of Being Important

What is it with some jobs that make people think they are so superior?

I once met my GP’s receptionist socially, and she had delusions of medical grandeur – she was so earnest and reckoned that she knew everything about every ailment and its treatment, and had firm opinions on diets, healthcare, nutrition, and the NHS in general. 573 more words

Chemist Shop Assistant

The True-Of-Heart, You Have No Need To Hide

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
-Buddha… 58 more words

Growth

Ignite Your Light!

“Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.”
-Mary Lou Retton… 68 more words

Growth