Theme parks can snap a clear picture of you on a rollercoaster at 70mph, but bank cameras can’t get a clear shot of a robber standing still.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. —Margaret Mead
[traditional feminist] campaigns portray the feminist cause as “man-hating. By involving both genders in the ‘HeForShe’ campaign, Emma Watson hopes to abolish the “us vs. them” mentality.
Feature and the full video clip of Watson’s speech here: http://www.vanityfair.com/vf-hollywood/2014/09/emma-watson-un-speech-feminism?mbid=social_twitter
One need not go as far as mutilate children, rape women or wage war to see how barbaric man is.
Just count the boogers wiped on to the walls of the office toilet.
Non-government organisations—most notably with the example of the International Committee of the Red Cross for a century and a half now—have played a vital response system to victims of conflict situations and disaster-stricken areas. The region’s post-conflict economies—Cambodia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Myanmar easily come to mind—are ripe for an aggressive wave of social development.
The poverty, which has forced so many to steal; the hypocrisy inherent in Filipino relationships; our pakikisama, wherein we don’t ostracise the corrupt but instead greet them with handshakes and smiles. Our cowardice. All these basically obstruct the creation of a just society.