Category Archives: SOCIETY

GAIA and Visions of Peace

GAIA is an event I was involved with some time ago and a great inspiration for Nacirema.

www.gaiadc.com

I also came across a great site and organization, Visions of Peace , with a mission/vision of  “building a communications infrastructure to support global dialogue and pluralism, based on a global social contract   

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Obama’s Birth Certificate

Obama’s Birth Certificate

The inspiration photos…

From our first meeting at Source, these photos launched the discussions that led to the piece…

Must Show I.D. for Employment?

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4096510/must-show-id-for-employment

Quotes related to Nacirema, immigration, identity, etc.

~ Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery. ~ Jack Paar

~ Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists. ~ FDR

~ Our true nationality is mankind. ~ H G Wells

~ A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and a common fear of its neighbors. ~ WR Ing

~ We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race. ~ Cicero

~ The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself. ~ Saul Alinsky

~ As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports. ~ Eric Hobsbawm

~ Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. ~ Zora Neale Hurston

~ I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men. ~ J William Fulbright

Isn’t everyone a part of everyone else?
~ Budd Schulberg

Your Papers, Please: What the Real ID Act Means for New York

England Announces National Identity Card

Surrendra Santoki on National Identity

Who Am I (Words of Alan Watts)

Rage Against the Machine