Monthly Archives: April 2013
CISPA has been very recently halted… But did you know?:
CONCLUSION 1: Keep an eye on what the government are trying to pass through to legislation when a ‘panic’ hits the media.
“We can relax now that CISPA is dead, right? Unfortunately, the answer is a little unclear at this point. An unnamed representative on Rockefeller’s committee says that “issues and key provisions” of CISPA will be divvied up and made into separate bills. In other words, CISPA will be broken up into smaller, separate bills in the Senate.” (Source)
CONCLUSION 2: The damaging elements of CISPA can still make it through into legislation. But doing it this way is clever by being harder to spot and track…
And another thing: LOOK! Youtube to CENSOR protest videos – click here.
There is nothing more heart-breaking than a couple who works 10 hours a day so that some CEO would make money while their own kids cannot eat a warm, home-made meal because at the end of the workday the parents are too exhausted to even chat with their children. They don’t have time to spend the money in family activities. When we sacrifice our family for our work, we cannot even feel good about climbing up the ladder at work, knowing deep inside that this ‘success’ comes at the expense of our family.
The vicious cycle of consumption is largely responsible for this:
To stop this vicious cycle, we need to stop over consuming. That is the only place in the cycle where we have control. This way we do not need to work excessive hours to buy (and over-consume). We can choose not to make that much money and…
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This is a MUST LISTEN lecture – probably one of Hamza Yusuf’s best.