Tuesday, November 29, 2011

> extraordinary humans ive got to learn about......

a couple of weeks ago i watched  Bill Cunningham New York,
a documentary about a photographer on streets of New York.
i cried and laughed watching it! a real story of a very unique human 
being, Bill Cunningham who lives his life how he wants regardless 
of what society thinks! an amazing person, passionate, immensely 
talented, exceedingly humble who can live very luxuriously but yet 
lives a very simple life! it is a must see that can inspires your best!

also today over my cup of espresso at the cafe i read the interview with  
Dr Hunter Doherty who the movie Patch Adam was based on. 
a medical doctor, social activist, author and clown who has worked for 
over 40 years as a humanitarian to change the medical system. he founded
the Gesundheit Institute in 1971 and each year he organizes a group of
volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries where
they dress as clowns in an effort to bring humor to orphans and patients.

he says in the article:
"I think market capitalism still owns the world and that we've lost the 
idea of nation........Money is god, and its worshiped wholeheartedly 
by the people who own the world, the transnational corporations.
Our ability to think has been so damaged and our idea of resistance 
has been so pushed down that i feel humanity is in peril.......... 

The global value system is hungry for money and power......when all 
we need is a system invested in compassion and generosity"

very powerful and heart opening article to read. [Common Gorund]
it opened my heart to think how each of us are able to do something 
in the world to make life better for others other than just for ourselves!

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