AK Rockefeller Philosophy

Philosophy

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A Different Paradigm: Reclaiming Our Minds From the Post-Apocalyptic Motif

It’s time to start thinking about why it is so often used to create fear and hate as opposed to the opposite, and to start doing more to counteract that manipulation ...

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Culture Conflicts And Advancement

You are not what you say you are, you are not what you think you are, and you are not what your father is, you are what you are, and you may be surprised when you figure out what that is. ...

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The New Politics

Politics is about man’s infinite search for the most effective way of organizing societies. It mirrors the imperfections of man and thus it remains an unfinished project, an incomplete thesis. But it stands for a g ...

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The Rot We Lovingly Nurture

Every time I wander the back lanes of a sprawling city, wade on the sandy shore near the wooden jetty of a fishermen’s village, or move in random sequence through an intimidating palm oil plantation, I am reminded ...

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Thuggery haunts all levels of Indonesian society

Thuggery haunts all levels of Indonesian society. Thuggery, or “premanisme,” flourishes because of weak leadership, lax security and poor law enforcement. And the country now is witnessing thuggery at an alarming ...

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A Time for ‘Sublime Madness’

Ultimately, the artist and the revolutionary function as they function, and pay whatever dues they must pay behind it because they are both possessed by a vision, and they do not so much follow this vision as find th ...

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The Intention of Raver J

I think it's important to state intentions -especially in these times. The world is in a critical state -it's time to wake from complacency, apathy, and criticism. It's time to show Love and do! ...

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Sunset at Khlong Wat Dan Slum

Bangkok, the pride and joy of modern Thailand, a city filled with glory, history, revolution and bloodshed. Times have changed, governments and military coups have appeared and imploded, this horrid legacy of a growi ...

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300,000 Dead West Papuans: A Fair Price For Our Golems?

To most so called civilized people, the land is nothing more than a commodity, to be exploited and ultimately discarded in the name of Western ‘progress’ and greed. The human cost of progress is not only born by ...

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Namorong: Media Freedom Day Address

If we are to talk about media freedom, we are to talk about creating enabling mechanisms for the purposes of defending Our People and promoting and preserving Our Papua New Guinean Ways. What’s the point of having ...

We Are A Nation Of Free Indigenous Nations

We Are A Nation Of Free Indigenous Nations

This Constitution produced a State that killed 15 000 Bougainvilleans, Destroyed the Fly River and is creating suffering amongst the Watut and Labu people of Morobe. Why defend a Constitution that has for 36 years FA ...

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Abandoning The Great Illusion

By abandoning the great illusion, we come to terms with ourselves through hardship and perseverance, and we embrace the reality that our immortality starts when others change their behaviors in response to our selfle ...

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Am I not a man and a brother: A campaign for someone else’s rights

What developed from that faithful meeting held on May 22, 1787 was one of the most ambitious and brilliantly organised citizens’ campaigns of all times. A grassroot social movement, in many ways a viral camp ...

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Applying the wisdom of traditional Melanesia to Modern Society

"A long time ago, our people discovered the secret of life — live well, love well, have something good for every person and die a happy death" - Bernard Narakobi ...

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Declaration of an Independent West Papua

The text of the DECLARATION OF AN INDEPENDENT WEST PAPUA which was read out by Forkorus Yaboisembut ...

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Occupy Wall Street – Official Demands

LIST OF PROPOSED "DEMANDS FOR CONGRESS" proposed by occupywallstreet.org. Vote to participate in selecting which demands are adopted. ...

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Redefining perceptions of women in PNG

Perhaps Papua New Guinean women are the most under-rated strong women. Think of a typical village setting where over 80% of the country’s population resides. The women go fishing, make gardens, harvest sago, chop f ...

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Declaration of the Occupation of New York City

We write so that all people who feel wronged by the corporate forces of the world can know that we are your allies. ...

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Christmas on Earth

Identity is in flux. Identity is the transmitter for the soul. Identity naturally moves to examine and assimilate more information. This is its purpose. ...

The American Dream

The American Dream

"It's called 'the American Dream' because you have to be asleep to believe it." A short excerpt from the video "Life Is Worth Losing" (2005). ...

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