Invitation to Empower Youth & Build Community

Junior Youth

Nothing fancy 🙂  This curriculum in inspired by the Colombian FUNDAEC organization for Science and Agriculture – and the holy writings of all traditions.  If you’re 10-15 or know someone who is or would like to see more teens arise to defend the environment, stand for justice, build peace, and selflessly educate the whole of humanity, let me know! Here’s a video of the effort in action – worth skimming at least

It’s a program all over the world, and 100+ young adults like myself are lighting the fire here in NYC, in every borough.  On Wednesday we have a regular training.  No doubt, the animating influence of this program will bring in a new culture to NYC, slowly and steadily, a culture of global consciousness and social action for the benefit of all.  It is my greatest honor to be involved in it and I cannot help but share it with friends 🙂

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2 Years = 2 Lessons

I was composed not to write any prose on this anniversary

so poetry will suffice, these dice, I’ll roll till the fight becomes a soul full open source poll, and I die an old Joe… but 2 years ago… I learned what community meant.  2 years ago, I was given a taste of what it meant to defend a kitchen, and I look back… last night listened to the whispering wind with a few friends from the beginning, getting a tie dye set of leggings back, “order is restored in the kingdom” har har 🙂

long live the Queen of America

What can be said… the movement is far from dead… but no longer in my head. God willing, it can be shead… but its impossible to like a bad itch… the fight for “life” and the temptation of strife, Jerremy Hammond now 10 years in a slammer, with so much more to flip through the YouTube gore that is the state of the present world order, Fukushima, and billionair hoarders, whewww!!!  What is there to say while looking in the mirror?

That I would not have made it through Liberty Plaza without spiritual foddar, and that I am thankful to be going farther, to honor the sacrifice and the lessons learned while in holdings every time, knowing now what a cop out color blind is and how cops create more doubt than safety,… learning not conceptually, not from some anthropology degree, Pee on your PhD, TDE, that love for humanity and the little kiddis is all we can do. Get mad tight and no more fight because in the end we are all light, and the whole struggle just keeps us from going beyond the insistant self bubble prison we living in that waves out into allt he human made limits on God and our Divine Union… as humanz… that it’s patience, and listening and taking away two lessons.

Sacred solutions will inhale the pollutants, and reparing all the relations can renew America’s station… the first is for us all, the last is mostly the responsability for white men… because we live on stolen land, and as long as we repeat the mistakes of our fathers, and take land, this nation of the United States will be shaken with bloody retribution.  So God have mercy on us and guide us forward, may we peacefully create the future… May the following quotes go to Jerrimy the Trooper.  It’s the only way I could see glory in the decay of the day.  To stop trying to “save” those being taken by the waves but to build the machine that stops the flood.

Now words into deeds – the first is for the strong of heart, the second for those strong of soul – I wana know who’s ready to go.

2. O SON OF SPIRIT!
The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice; turn not away therefrom if thou desirest Me, and neglect it not that I may confide in thee. By its aid thou shalt see with thine own eyes and not through the eyes of others, and shalt know of thine own knowledge and not through the knowledge of thy neighbor. Ponder this in thy heart; how it behooveth thee to be. Verily justice is My gift to thee and the sign of My loving-kindness. Set it then before thine eyes.

Persian 74 – O CHILDREN OF VAINGLORY!
For a fleeting sovereignty ye have abandoned My imperishable dominion, and have adorned yourselves with the gay livery of the world and made of it your boast. By My beauty! All will I gather beneath the one-colored covering of the dust and efface all these diverse colors save them that choose My own, and that is purging from every color.

Censorship on Sugarhill

Guess what happened after I posted a silly, but mildly insightful update about BookFace’s conspiring with totalitarian police forces to censor citizen activists….

THIS!

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And why?

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and when I tried to share this hilariously ironic exchange with Roger Berkowits and other heroic keepers of Hannah Arendt’s historic, but now cutting edge, deconstruction of totalitarianism annnnd… THIS HAPPENED

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Just a day in the life of Tedward Hall and probably most people who give a damn

such is the burden of today 🙂   I like weight lifting, how bout you?  Glad I’m born in America, God bless this nation… as we smother out the last banal breaths of the Samiric miráge plugging the human family… the front lines are within (ie our own minds and hearts)

Red Skin -> Red Kin

In response to the brave and inspiring work of Kevin Gover and First Nation’s peoples leaders who have finally opened the eyes of America to unbearable shames of historic and ongoing colonization and empire.

These documentaries put history into perspective and dispel the lie “it’s in the past”.  Genocide, is alive and well, and every US tax dollar fuels it at home and abroad.

Matters of Collective Survival (for the 99 AND 1%)

SHORT VERSION: JUST A VIDEO FOR THE BUSY PUBLIC SERVANTS OUT THERE

IN DEPTH VERSION: VIDEOS (COMING SOON) AND SOURCE TEXT

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All of us are in this together (WHATEVER THIS THING IS THAT WE’RE IN, creation, Earth, Spaggheti Monster tendrils)… All of us get in our own way at times (save the Universal Teachers perhaps) … And all of us are capable of getting out of our own way and thus out of eachother’s way!  Why though?  Why get out of our own way?  Survival in all senses.  Spiritual, physical, social, economic, and environmental survival is at stake… And it always has been 🙂 have

The only differences is that now we are all (as a single being and living organism) becoming SELF AWARE of our own mortality and existence and interconnection with the planet, each other and our actions.

THE FOLLOWING ARE LIKEN UNTO ROCKS THAT HUMANITY IS FAILING TO AVOID IN THE FLOOD. (this is an American perspective btw)

  • Looming Global Civil War = Syria and Egypt are in a blood bath, fueled from the outside, and initiated in historic conflicts… it is rolling in Iran and Israel… China and Russia and USA are all committing cyber warfare upon each other.  All are having a big cock fighting competition and ignoring life.  God have mercy on them.
  • First Nations genocide = The US govt and private firms genociding 190 First Nations, stealing land, poisoning soil with open pit uranium mines, injecting addicting substances, conducting illegal experiments with GMO’s in the reservation food system. See these videos for more – Red CryDakota 38
  • Fukushima = poisoning millions of people and could possibly cover the planet… Caused by deregulated industry and poorly educated public… This is conected to the rock labled TPP, which will make it illegal for locals to regulate industries, and the “right” for industries to collect taxes for “lost potential profits”.
  • Indian Point = warned by Lenape, First Nations of NY who gave original peace Treaty with the US that paved the way for the successful revolution, where first massacre of their people was in the Rockaways, where Sandy hit, and now are saying that Indian POINT is already leaking and will completely finish us off if we don’t change our ways.
  • Race conflict = USA being torn apart by own racism and media, could lead to uncontrollable civil unrest, profitable to companies involved in TPP (military, prison, pharma, energy industrial complex of all complexes)
  • TPP = global corporate coup that will speed up the destruction of all local input, internet freedom, affordable medicine, the Constitution. Here’s a 2 min video on it by the AFL-CIO
  • Fracking = connected to TPP but essential for local survival, water is life
  • GMOs = poisoning our food system, cutting people off from seeds
  • Censorship = cutting off access to information that is vital for survival
  • Corporate Made Global Warming = wreaking havoc on food production
  • Gross Materialism/Unsustainability = the ultimate lie, and denial of our sacred self and the ultimate Truth… if that makes you uncomfortable, the oppression such facts is bad… and not knowing our true selves at least socially, leads to insatiable consumption, self destructive and other destructive behavior that leads to colonizing behavior/war racism all of it

THESE ARE THE MACHINES WE ARE BUILDING TO STOP THE FLOOD (from an American perspective)

  • Soil renewing agriculture – local agriculture using traditional technologies, not industry – Urban Farming Guys – Growing Power – Permaculture
  • Open source sustainable design – open source ecology/window-farms sharing technology that saves lives
  • Renewable Energy – 1 billion (same as it takes to make ONE coal power plant) in R&D for Geo Thermal could produce 4 times as much energy as the US needs (MIT study)
  • Decentralized Communications – the Free Network Foundation, FabFi, FreedomBox
  • Research on Environmental Decision Making and Post Prejudice Society – CRED, Social Psych
  • Decolonization and anti-racism training – Decolonization network
  • Complementary Currencies – LETs, Bitcoin, Berkshares, Ithaca Bucks, Cirandas (Brazilian Federation of Solidarity Economy), etc
  • Cultural preservation and empowerment – protecting First Nations languages and wisdom that is destroyed by materialism/colonialism – language and practices that hold to life saving medicines and ground sustainable development in agricultural and social practices that survived 1000’s of years of nature’s tests and 500 years of genocide. – Wade Davis and Kogi,  UNESCO Language Preservation, Project Halo, Creative Commons
  • Legal innovations: Iceland’s Crowdsourced Constitution, The Open Government Platform, The Open Source Imperative, The Local Bill of Rights, the Climate Bill of Rights, Ley de Derechos de la Madre Tierra 
  • Spiritual or Moral or Scientific Education of Youth – Baha’i program, Mennonite program, Religions for Peace, Depock Chopra, Citizen Science of Cornell, MITx Barefoot College, The Hawn Foundation

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Unless and until an individual makes effort to addresses one of these mortal threats to humanity, and supports a complementary solution, their life work will be of no consequence benefit. And unless and until the aggregate individual actions are not brought together, they will be of no benefit either in a relative sense….

If 1,000,000 people are inventing the wheel in parallel but not together, it’s about who makes the first functioning wheel.  Compared to all 1,000,000 people all working on inventing the wheel TOGETHER…. the former ends with a longer invention cycle, and the wasted effort of 999,999 people… The later results in a shorter invention cycle, a better more holistic invention probably, and the fruitful effort of 1,000,000 people!  It’s MAGIC!  What’s really magic is that you can compare both of those at an extreme end… and say 1,000,000 competing to save the day is worse than 2 working together.  Tragedy of the hero.

We cannot reform an immoral system (corporate rule or centralized power or petroleum based economy or materialistic culture).  It requires a complete shift to spiritually/morally/scientifically based education of youth, and the alignment of resources to their empowerment.  It’s a surprise to some to realize this simple fact that youth are smarter, learn faster, and have more energy and have a greater stake in the future outcome, thus they bear the most fruit of resources and empowerment for the whole human race.

Literally everything else will not have an effect in the future and is a repeat of the old paradigm, however formulaically accurate or logical the reform could be (money out of politics), it still does not reach the root of the problem (a-spiritual, a-moral, a-scientific education).  None of these formulas protect us from mortal dangers that all of humanity faces presently…. and if we want to get serious about prioritizing who lives and who dies, by which resources are allocated… it is a calculation of how many resources are directed to youth that are working to benefit humanity.

As a man reaching the end of his youth, this is becoming clearer to me.  We, the millennials, are being canibalized by our own parent generation.  We’re also done with it.  We’ve shown our angst, and it did little compared to what we are doing now by creating new systems just in NYC (Freedom School, Reclaim Network, The Global Summit, The Free Network Foundation, Love Bomb Seed Bomb, Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, Rebuild NYC, WindowFarms, Tradeschool, CSI, )…. but the greatest injustice is the hoarding of resources by the older, suposedly wiser generations that are giving us a fucked planet.  We’re in debt, jobless, and homeless.  The lack of intergenrational empowerment = extinction of cultures, languages, ecosystems, and a bad taste in the mouth of everyone.  We need the older generations to listen – stop lecturing, help – don’t tie us down with conditional agreements… this is about survival.

Again, unless and until an individual or group is participating in remediating ONE of these mortal threats, AND is supporting or implement at least ONE of these solutions, they are literally choosing not to participate in human evolution.  My claim that spiritual education is a no no, then at least support moral or scientific education… I don’t see a difference… save that spiritual education is like the quantum physics of such education, where moral education is the classical physic…

This may well be the lesser covenant, do I participate in living, it is up to me, it is up to you as well if you do, it is up to ever group… It requires no verbal commitment, just action.  Loving, peaceful, focused action… upon the horizon is a future glorious beyond our imagination… The caterpillar, in metamorphosis, begins to die… new cells form (liminal cells) that become the building block of the butterfly… some of the old cells help in the transition to the butterfly and feed energy to the new, unimaginable life of the caterpillar… and other cells become entrenched, eventually becoming food for the butterfly.  Who’s ready to fly!

We must hang together, gentlemen…else, we shall most assuredly hang separately.

Once in a blue moon, I call it like it is

Dear NSA, Pentagon, CIA… as a child of 21 Declaration signers, 4 Mayflower, and thensome… I assure you I act only to preserve the integrity of this Nation.  I shall cooperate with you and any other who will keep true to their word.  This country will be torn asunder by enemies within and without if we do not work together to stop this corporate coup, and unite leadership of movements for justice and truth.  Anything or one that compromises my ability to build farming networks is an enemy of the State and humanity.  I summon you all to rise and serve the country and mankind, following our just laws of the Constitution, lest you lose this opportunity and be marked forever as traitors to the intent of the founding of this One Nation under God.

99% vs 1% = FAIL: Why We Lose if We Don’t Unify

Why do I say this?

First constitutional laws in Europe – Magna Carta – began with “The People” allying with the “barons” who realized the King was completely off his rocker and failing as a ruler.

  1. Division = weakness
  2. Unity = power
  3. Accuracy = effectiveness

The actual parasites that we all are the hosts of are beyond any tax bracket!

Those most affected by this host of parasitic elite hyper hoarders, which are nothing more than a reflection of our human collective lack of enacted principles, have been and continue to be the Indigenous Peoples of America and the World.  Some 19,000,000 – 100,000,000 First Nations peoples of the American continents were systematically genocided in the name of greed (estimates by Colonists – First Nations respectively).  To put that in perspective, the estimates of the Holocaust against the Jewish people range from 91 – 12,500,000 (estimates by Nazis – Jewish people respectively).  Beyond the numbers of indigenous peoples who were viscously tortured and killed are the number of sacred practices lost and languages extinguished.  In the region that the United States inhabits we have extinguished over 100 languages, and we will destroy more…  Planet wide, as a species, we’ve committed suicide to 3000 of our 6000 languages – an event that will go down in history as one of the greatest extinctions ever. The following video is what modern genocide looks like, perpetrated by the United States, her citizens, and against the Lakota speaking people.  The Lakota genocide complaint against the US is being investigated by the United Nations human rights division, as you read this.  The Lakota Grandmothers stated, that they are the canary in the coal mine of humanity… if they go, all of us go.  So please watch and see how the Lakota Grandmother’s words really ring true.

And why are we (non indigenous)? The same reason our ancestors did, in the name of easy money for the elite hyper hoarding, and our participation in the delusional wish of “someday maybe” becoming an elite hyper hoarder or our delusional acceptance of in being “victims” of the parasitic elite hyper-hoarder order!

We cannot become rich by hoarding, and we cannot be liberated by labeling ourselves as victims… everything comes from inner wealth, and these poor elite hyper hoarding parasites are so spiritually screwed we should have pity on them, as well as trust that God is the fiercest of avengers…. These parasitic elite hyper hoarders are not done yet though with genociding thousands of nations over the last hundred years, they are preparing to poison our food, destroy the planetary biosphere, commodity our water, increase generic drug prices, and lock down our planetary communications through the Trans Pacific Partnership

So what do we do?  Have mercy on the parasitic hyper hoarding elite and tell them they are killing themselves and others and must stop. We, the 99%, MUST ally with the 1% who are drinking the hyper-hoarding coolaid and beckon them to enjoy more lightened drinks, like raw juices from our local farms, urban farms and reservations.

We must move wealth to where it will best serve humanity, the Lakota/Lenape/First Nations of America canary in the coal-mine for humanity, and stop this crazy machine of greed dead in it’s tracks with new systems…  new systems that empower youth… We’ll be forever fighting symptoms if we do not make a concerted effort, every one of us, to give youth the skills they need – the 1% and the 99%.  If we stay stuck fighting, we’re just going to go down with the backwards and maladaptive traits of humanity that are dying in this era… if we divorce ourselves from the “1%” and swallow the poison pill of the media that cuts off the downtrodden from their historic allies (the underclass of the parasitic elite hyper hoarders), as is the case with the Magna Carta, then we can actually secure our collective survivability.  We must become beacons of resilience, spiritual, physical, social and environmental resiliance.  We must reclaim the planet.

Summons to Serve Humanity: 114 Youth Conferences

 

 

 

 

 

 

HERE’S THE MAP AND DATES

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HERE’S A LINK TO THE VIDEO OF THE RUHI INSTITUTE

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Upcoming Cities and Dates

HOUSTON – August 23rd – 25th

LA – August 30st – Sept 1st

19-21 August 2013

Kadugannawa, Sri Lanka

23-25 August 2013

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Danané, Côte d’Ivoire

Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Houston, United States

Istanbul, Turkey

Kampong Thom, Cambodia

Kananga,

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nadi, Fiji

Nairobi, Kenya

24-26 August 2013

Mwinilunga, Zambia

Yaoundé, Cameroon

30 August – 1 September 2013

Baku (Nabran), Azerbaijan

London (Warwick), United Kingdom

Los Angeles, United States

Ouagadougou, Burkina

Seberang Perai, Malaysia

South Tarawa, Kiribati

September 2013

6-8 September 2013

Accra, Ghana

Battambang, Cambodia

Bhopal, India

Bhubaneswar, India

13-15 September 2013

Kampala, Uganda

Kigoma, Tanzania

Kolkata, India

Patna, India

14-16 September 2013

Brisbane, Australia

Kuching, Sarawak

20-22 September 2013

Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea

20-23 September 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh

21-23 September 2013

Johannesburg, South Africa

26-29 September 2013

Lae, Papua New Guinea

Moscow, Russia

27-29 September 2013

Chennai, India

Mahikeng, South Africa

Nuku’alofa, Tonga

October 2013

4-6 October 2013

Bangui, Central African Republic

Daidanaw, Myanmar

Manila, Philippines

New Delhi, India

Panchgani, India

Perth, Australia

Sydney, Australia

5-7 October 2013

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

11-13 October 2013

Bangalore, India

Guwahati, India

San Jose City, Philippines

12-16 October 2013

Lucknow, India

18-20 October 2013

Biratnagar, Nepal

25-27 October 2013

Bardiya (Banke), Nepal

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

Vientiane, Laos

TPP MEME

TPP is serious – a secret global trade deal being pushed unconstitutionally through congress as a “speedy resolution” that will increase medicine prices, explode GMO food all over the world, destroy labor rights, and completely shut down internet freedoms.  This is what we’ve been practicing to stop.

Thus, my time averted to the Money Warz campaign, as a broader call to create speedy memes to take back our media and expose the TPP.  Here’s the sub-Reddit just recently made to support meme creation and sharing, and a couple examples I spat out over a couple hours.

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Rorchack tpp time

Happy huntin open allies

Obama to A Global Public Servant

This arrived in my inbox – in response to a message I wrote our President regarding the need for leadership for post petroleum economy building (and that the whole of humanity, intergenerationally, will be scrutinizing his embodiment or lack thereof).  He shared some promising progress, but continues the Orwellian response of “US petroleum production” as a solution.  If he commits to stopping the KXL pipeline I will more than congratulate him.    As a founder of Occupy and an assistant to the Peace Walk, and in light of his tacit commitment to stopping the KXL if it increases CO2 emissions (duh), I find his dialogue critical for our community focus on.  Even if this is a “canned response” it’s a significant one

I’m going to respond to President Obama with input from you all.

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Dear Edward:

Thank you for writing. I appreciate hearing from you, and I share the vision of millions of Americans who want to take control of our Nation’s energy future. My Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy is about developing every source of American energy—a strategy aimed at saving families and businesses money by reducing our reliance on oil imports, expanding domestic oil and gas production, and positioning the United States as the global leader in clean energy.

Today, no area holds more promise than our investments in American energy, and we are finally poised to control our own energy future. Under my Administration, American oil production is at its highest level in 15 years, and we are now less reliant on oil imports than in any of the past 20 years. We have opened up millions of new acres for safe and responsible oil and gas exploration. Thanks to our Nation’s oil production, more efficient vehicles, and a world-class refining sector, we have cut net imports of oil by more than one-third since 2008. We supported the first new nuclear power plant in America since the 1970s. We are also investing in advanced biofuels projects across the country, and we are now sending less carbon pollution into the environment than we have in nearly two decades.

My Administration will continue to look for every way we can help energy consumers—from relieving distribution bottlenecks to increasing transparency and reducing volatility in the oil markets. We established the toughest new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks in history so that by the middle of the next decade, our cars and trucks will go twice as far on a gallon of gas. Our Nation is already becoming a global leader in advanced vehicles, and auto dealers are selling more hybrid vehicles than ever before. So by investing in our energy security, we can help our businesses succeed and create good middle-class jobs here in America.

We are making good progress, but to free ourselves from the impact of spikes in gasoline prices, we must further reduce the oil used by our cars and trucks. That is why I am calling on Congress to use some of our oil and gas revenues to fund an Energy Security Trust that will drive new research and development to make the energy technologies of the future cheaper, better, and less reliant on oil. Through this fund, we can support scientists and engineers who are designing new materials and technologies for advanced vehicles that run on alternative fuels, developing cheaper batteries that go farther on a single charge, and devising new ways to fuel our cars and trucks with new sources of clean energy. This proposal is not just about saving American families money at the pump and protecting our environment; it is also about strengthening our national security. Partnered with our other energy policies, the Energy Security Trust would help solidify America’s position as a world leader in advanced transportation technology.

Our country produces more natural gas than ever before, and that has led to cleaner power, lower energy bills, and greater energy independence. The United States leads the world in natural gas production, with reserves that can last nearly 100 years—a supply that can power our cars, trucks, trains, homes, and factories in a cleaner and cheaper way, and one that will support hundreds of thousands of jobs. However, we must develop and utilize this resource while upholding the highest environmental and safety standards. That is why my Administration will finalize commonsense new rules for companies drilling for natural gas on public lands.

Thanks in part to my Administration’s investments in clean energy—the largest in our Nation’s history—the United States has doubled renewable energy generation from wind, solar, and geothermal sources, and tens of thousands of Americans now have jobs as a result. I have also set a goal to double renewable electricity production again by 2020 to build on our momentum and create even more jobs. I have repeatedly called on Congress to stop giving away $4 billion a year in oil and gas subsidies to an industry that has never been more profitable, and instead to pass clean energy tax credits to cultivate a market for innovation in clean energy technology. The United States military—the largest energy consumer in the world—is reducing its fuel use and improving its operational performance through one of the largest commitments to clean energy in history. There is still more work to be done to develop our sustainable energy sources, and we must seize every opportunity to do so. We must lead the world in developing the technology that will power tomorrow’s industries and jobs.

Securing our Nation’s energy future is one of the major challenges of our time, and will require the efforts of our brightest innovators and most creative companies. The nature of America’s rise has been our drive, our restlessness, and our willingness to take risks—and we are poised to succeed as long as we do not lose that spirit of innovation. I encourage you to learn more about my Administration’s efforts at www.WhiteHouse.gov/energy.

Thank you, again, for writing.

Sincerely,

Barack Obama