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Fair warning... Get ready for a thread celebrating H.H. the @DalaiLama's 84th birthday 🎂! Performances included! Honored to join @IRF_Ambassador, @AmbDMitchell, @USAID & @officeoftibet @NgodupTsering7 on the visit of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts to the U.S. & Canada.
First, a #quote. Whether #HongKongProtests or #girlseducation in South Asia, or a myriad of issues in #America, don't forget:

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." ~H.H. the Dalai Lama

Next: Get ready for some video! ⬇️
A beautiful evening begins w/ the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), founded by the Dalai Lama in India, in exile from Tibet, in 1959. Then the Tibetan Music, Dance & Drama Society, it was established to preserve Tibetan artistic heritage, esp. opera, dance & music.
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"To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men, their individualism, loyalty to family traditions, national patriotism and religious dogmas. - Brock Chisholm, United Nations #quote
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History Bits:
Brock Chisholm hails from Oakville,Ontario. He was a 20th-century Canadian FirstWorldWar veteran, medical practitioner, psychiatrist, & first Director-General of the UN's WHO(World Health Organization). He's known as "Canada's most famously articulate angry man".
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The UN's ideals have been in our faces all along &are widely being accepted.
- Individualism quashed
- Family values disrupted & units divided
- masculinity attacked
- feminism off the rails
- Patriotism butchered & dishonored
- Religious beliefs under attack
Wake up folks.
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TARGET #ADVERTISERS who fund & support #business practices of #Bell Canada #BCE #Telecom #CRTC #elxn43 #partnerships #competition BOYCOTTS are a tool for holding a company accountable for actions against workers, consumers, communities, minorities, animals or the environment. It is marketplace democracy in action. Consumers voting with their money for social and economic change. (BELL MEDIA LOGO) - Lack of public accountability, no adherence to regulations, unfair business practice. WARNING TO ADVERTISERS
Which #Business (paying #Bell Media through #Advertisements on #CTV),
do you think Canadians should #Boycott first?

Here are three that #advertise daily with #Bell_Media
Rewarding $BCE Shares by unethical business practices?
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I am always fascinated by those pithy & witty one liners which pack so much meaning in them.

In this thread I will share some of my favorite #quotes on #investing
Read, Ponder!

1. "If you don’t know who you are, the stock market is an expensive place to find out" - Adam Smith
2) “How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.” — Robert G. Allen

#quotes #investing
3. " Eagles don't flock" - H. Ross Perot

Just three words but conveys so much......

#quotes
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Tweeps, have you been to the landmark @LouvreAbuDhabi #Louvre #AbuDhabi? No worries. Got @twitter. Had the chance to visit while in the #UAE for the @MilkenInstitute #MIGlobal #MENASummit. Follow this thread for a #TwitterTour of highlights. louvreabudhabi.ae/?utm_source=GM… #art #museum
Hello #LouvreAbuDhabi! @LouvreAbuDhabi ~ in all directions, the #magic of art & creativity on display. Crossing borders. Crossing cultures. #artmatters #museumlove
#Stunning. This two-headed figure is one of the oldest monumental statues in the history of humanity. It is some 8500 years old. On display at the @LouvreAbuDhabi. 👥

@VisitAbuDhabi #AbuDhabi #LouvreAbuDhabi
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001/ [article content in this tweet series 001-180 reproduced with permission from Martin Howe QC of Lawyers for Britain @lawyers4britain]
#quote "Leaving the EU on WTO terms: pulling down the barriers to world trade
Introduction: why prices will FALL after Brexit, not rise" /002
002/ #quote "Over the past couple of weeks, the media have been full of lurid scare stories about what will happen if the UK leaves the EU on WTO terms, because negotiations with the EU do not result in a withdrawal agreement." /003
#tariffs #NoDeal #Brexit #WTO #ProjectFear #shortages #food #medicines
003/ #quote "One of the most ridiculous and UNJUSTIFIED of these absurd scare stories is that it will lead to higher prices, and even shortages, of foods and medicines." /004
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#TheResistance

Self Care Thread

Topic: what do you do to relax and rest and occupy your hearts and minds when taking a break from #Resisting
#Quote:

“Self-care has to be incorporated in all of our efforts. And this is something new,” she said. “This holistic approach to organizing is, I think, what is going to eventually move us along the trajectory that may lead to some victories.”

- Angela Davis
“Activism and Self-Care

Recent marches remind me of the 1960s; here's a summary and some self-care tips.”

psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-em…
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What is #CivilDisobedience?

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Before we get started, I would like to point out the specific word “non-violent” in the definition above because I’ve been tired of pointing that out for a long time by now.

It is a fave tactic of the right and authoritarian regimes to bastardize this term & that bugs me.
Let’s start at the very AMERICAN and PATRIOTIC beginnings of the fully developed ideals of “Civic Disobedience” with a short read:

Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper2/thorea…
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