Combining to create it – “The social web and mobile technologies have accelerated the rate at which relationships develop, information is shared and influence takes hold. People now use social technology to help shape the world’s events and culture” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18013662
“All three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have pleaded not guilty to
charges of hooliganism over an anti-Vladimir Putin protest at Moscow’s main
cathedral” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19040414 And http://www.amazon.co.uk/Caesars-Messiah-Roman-Conspiracy-Invent/dp/1569754578 Christianity: how wrong have we got it (Gore Vidal ‘Julien’ Christianity invented from 4th century synods, got it and got to live with it): from our nursery schools (the christian, religio, national indoctrination of our very young) and upwards, and what can we do about it now? Is there is anything to adjust within our national or mass (popularist) ideology ie., our, lowest common denominator – erotica, LCD ref, Erich Fromm – another ’50 Shades of Grey’ in our human psyche’s contracts with the world and ourselves; how far do we all – want to go in this great task of reformation of the world? https://charleslizzy.com/2005/11/23/they-turned-the-world-around/ Our past ideology has failed, miserably! Note – war, poverty, and inequality, to name a few of the really great culprits http://voices.yahoo.com/the-triumph-triviality-8616861.html There is some greater hope for me (60 y’rs old), and in that, for my children’s future I could ever of heard, again, the song of the Beatles and John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ included “no religion too” at the Olympics London 2012 Closing Ceremony. “The London 2012 Olympics have ended with a spectacular musical closing ceremony and the official handover to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19236754 “Culture change strategists all agree about the urgent need to promote “global consciousness,” or “cosmic consciousness.” This generally refers to a broad worldview with a high level of awareness of the interrelatedness and sacredness of all living things. It is thought that such a universality of mind leads not only to intellectual illumination, but also to heightened moral sensibilities, compassion, and greater community responsibility.” And, “Not even God has been spared. Once a potent commander of attention and allegiance, God has been gelded into a sort of celestial lap dog who fetches our wishes for this-world success. Nothing is so great that it can’t be reconceived or rephrased in order to render it insubstantial, non-threatening, or, best of all, entertaining” – Silly-billies http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2012/07/photos-evangelical-curricula-louisiana-tax-dollars “Thanks to a new law privatizing public education in Louisiana, Bible-based curriculum can now indoctrinate young, pliant minds with the good news of the Lord—all on the state taxpayers’ dime”.
‘England: live in a country that looks forward to nice weather’ http://www.survivalbooks.net/top-tips/culture-shock/ “Too many of Britain’s top sportsmen and women were educated privately, the country’s Olympic chief has said. Lord Moynihan said it was wholly unacceptable that more than 50% of medallists at the Beijing Olympics came from independent schools. He described it as one of the “worst statistics in British sport”. He said it meant half of Great Britain’s medals came from just 7% of the population who are privately educated” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19109724 And, There needs to be “a big cultural change” towards sport in schools if Britain is to capitalise on Team GB’s Olympic wins, David Cameron has said” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19174757
cameras for the first time” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19186237