We are one

There is a lot going on in the world right now – especially the bad and the ugly… but there are also beautiful moments too. This video by TV2 Denmark truly reinforces the message that we are not alone, that despite our backgrounds, or what we do for a living now, we connect on so many more levels than first meets the eye.

Thank you once again, Denmark.

#onelove #weareone

Climate change, water, and a fierce little lady

Climate Change denial is a huge issue. With sea levels rising, as well as water temperature, there are shifts in the fundamental balance of the planet. However, while to the lay man we are only really beginning to take notice of the effects of the warming of the planet, effects that are causing major natural disasters to occur globally and more frequently over the last 20 years or so, scientists have noted that our planet has been warming much faster in the last 1,300 years or so, than ever before in the history of this planet’s existence. The cause of this? Humans.

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REBLOG: The Road to Germany – $2400

Each of the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled their brutalized, unrecognizable homeland did so for uniquely personal reasons — the regime bombarding cities, the Islamic State threatening a return to the dark ages, the loss of jobs in a crumbling economy. Yet their quests cohered around one purpose: They all wanted better lives.

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REBLOG: People of nowhere

REBLOG: People of nowhere

“I have heard and read different opinions about the wave of Syrian refugees who try to make their way in to the EU. Then I went to Lesvos. 7 days on the Greek Island gave me a healthier, human perspective on the situation.

Seeing the people behind the headlines with my own eyes, and feeling their deep struggle, broke my heart.

Are they the “threat” people talk about? All I saw were courageous people in a time of crisis, looking for hope.

I also got to meet brave volunteers from all over the world who reach out to help all people regardless of their religion, race or background. That inspired me.

My hope is that this video might tear down some of the walls of bad ideas and opinions we have built around ourselves.”