The Power Of Words

October 16, 2010 by  
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Angie Rubin

We forget how much power we have.   Say something nice and soothing and we bring happiness to others.  Say something mean and disrespectful and we can bring others to tears.  If we say something with enough certainty we can create supporters for good or ill-fated ideas.

What I’m saying is nothing new and yet we seem to withhold kind words but have no problem dishing out hurtful ones. And we mostly do it because we are angry ourselves, and we don’t know what to do about it.

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Six Great YouTube Videos For Social Good

August 24, 2009 by  
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1. Because we’re all connected

A happy future is a serious business. WWF works in partnership with governments, corporations and communities to secure that future. Because we're all connected

2 - The World Sucks: Help It Suck Less a place where nerds gather and play to increase awsome and decrease suck.

3 - Harry Potter and the Dark Lord Waldemart

In Spring 2005, Wal-Mart Watch began a nationwide public education campaign to challenge the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, to become a better employer, neighbor, and corporate citizen.

Wal-Mart Watch aggressively tells a new, more truthful Wal-Mart story. They bridge the gap between ordinary citizens and community organizations concerned about Wal-Mart's unchecked growth and impact on society.

4 - Breathe in, Breathe out

Campaign for a World We Can Breathe In. As a campaign like this should, the video speaks for itself.

5 - A New Sound: Green For All

The dirty-energy economy has brought pollution and poverty to too many. But a clean-energy economy can bring opportunity, health, and wealth to struggling communities.

6 - Choose a Different Ending

Choose A Different Ending is an interactive film that allows you to decide what happens next. You can interact with it, choose what to do and decide how it ends. In Choose A Different Ending you decide whether to live or die.