DIGITAL ACTIVISM – MY PEBBLE IN THE POND

As I sit home and ponder the week ahead – what to do with the grandkids, how to improve my golf game, what kind of furniture to buy for my new digs -there is a world of hurt outside my door. I am committed to the development of the Global Village(s) and all the hope it can provided for our mutual futures. And so I am mapping out a strategy for how I want to be more proactive in my digital life. So far it’s an outline:

1)LOOK- search for global networks and communities; also connect at an                            individual level, via Twitter, Facebook, Jumo, Global Voices, etc.

2)LEARN – find the teachers and networks who can assist me with skills.

3)LISTEN –Hear what the people are saying; especially other points of view.

It’s a start, join me.

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About nukem777

Happily retired grandpa, interested in Digital Culture, PLN's, and a citizen of the world. Co-host of Inkwell.vue @TheWell
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7 Responses to DIGITAL ACTIVISM – MY PEBBLE IN THE POND

  1. Cecilia says:

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  2. Ernst Phaff says:

    🙂 Thanks it’s inspiring to see that it inspires you.

    it’s part of a play/poem.
    it’s also inscribed in the bell tower in in the regimental clock tower at Stirling lines. My dad was away often (exercises in Germany during the cold war, and running the family business), but we used to tour the battlefields of europe on his motorbike. The stories of the commandos and special forces (in all their variety and allegiance) always captured my imagination.

    Going beyond the idea of what is “imaginable” and finding that little window of opportunity to squeeze through and create (what Winston Churchill would say) “a great deal of mischief”.

    I never passed (even the first phase) selection because I was “too nice”. But sometimes I rediscover that iota of my first passion and imagine that I am with Stirling creating havoc behind the lines of formal education.

    😉 damn… Now you made me cry at the coffe shop 😉

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  3. nukem777 says:

    Totally love this:

    We are the Pilgrims, master; we shall go
    Always a little further: it may be
    Beyond the last blue mountain barred with snow,
    Across that angry or that glimmering sea,
    White on a throne or guarded in a cave
    There lives a prophet who can understand
    Why men were born: but surely we are brave,
    Who make the Golden Journey to Samarkand.

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  4. Ernst Phaff says:

    Hi Ted,

    What particular “hurt” are you trying to combat? I’m also concerned about the future of my kid. But there’s so much to do. What do you think is a good place to start?

    Ernst

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    • nukem777 says:

      Ernst,
      “world of hurt” is an expression meaning the world is in a whole lot of trouble; global economic crisis, climate change, wars for liberation, and on and on….pick one, start anywhere….it’s all about connecting and collaborating now.

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