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    "Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be You…Be Free…Share."
    Steve Maraboli (via observando)
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    "As a flower that is lovely and beautiful but is scentless, even so fruitless is the well-spoken word of one who does not practice it."
    Buddha Gotama, The Dhammapada
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    #Buddha Gotama  #Buddha  #Buddha Gautama  #The Dhammapada  #Dhamma  #Dharma  #Buddhism  #buddhist scriptures 

    Visualizing Politics as Usual: The Satirical Illustrations of Pawel Kuczynski

    Polish artist Kuczynski’s powerful images are provocative critiques of what really stems from American social, economic, and political culture and policy. See more here.

    — 3 months ago with 21 notes

    #Pawel Kuczynski  #art  #political art  #illustrations  #Polish artist  #politics  #media  #society  #economics 
    Coke Bottle Cap Set Giveaway in Vietnam

    by Marlow

    Coca Cola is giving away with purchase promotional sets of 16 different bottle caps that transform and extend the life of empty plastic soda bottles in Vietnam, and then later in other parts of Asia. Cute Vietnamese Coke commercial in below link.

    Coca-Cola Invents 16 Bottle Caps To Give Second Lives To Empty Bottles
    http://www.boredpanda.com/coca-cola-ogilvy-mather-2nd-lives-bottles/

    — 3 months ago with 1 note

    #green  #eco  #upcycling  #re-use  #Vietnam  #Asia 
    How The Asians Did Not Become White →

    Writer Scot Nakagawa shines the sunlight on Volokh’s model minority rhetoric to reveal the truth behind the numbers and his agenda against affirmative action.

    — 4 months ago with 1 note

    #Asian Americans  #Asians  #model minority  #affirmative action  #politics  #society 
    The Real Story Behind Brunei's Sharia Laws Isn't the One That Gay Rights Groups Are Telling You →

    It typifies what could be called Western “imperialist activism” and paternalism (i.e. Let us come in your country and save you from your savagery.”) when there isn’t an attempt to consult with the activists on the ground.

    — 4 months ago with 1 note

    #Brunei  #gay rights  #sharia law  #HRC  #Human Rights Campaign