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How Technology is Breaching Worlds

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“I think the word that clearly defines the younger generation and also separates them from their parents is ‘globalized,”

– Reza Aslan
Author of God, Globalization and the End of the War on Terror

Picture yourself, a sheltered youth, bound by the laws of your governing society and nothing more.  It could be your family, it could be your political figureheads.  It could be the guy with the AK 47.  Or…it could be the stereotype.  Yes – that one that would ensnare us all in its primitive categorization of culture and ethics.  If your world was viewed inaccurately by outsiders, and if you yourself had become labeled as a stereotypical figure for your given demographic, how might you react?

One group of young Afghani Muslims are fighting back against the wave of categorization and, according to this article I found on CNN, they are doing so by way of social communicative technology.

I’m so proud


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August 7, 2009 at 15:55

Straight from the 80’s

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Whom among you can resist the intoxicating pull of 80’s nostalgia and fried chicken….and Korea.

Starring the magnificent vocals of Kim Sehan.

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August 7, 2009 at 01:22

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The exciting tales of the Roma clans and their rich heritage are often bombarded by myths of migrant tradition and turmoil.  LJ user alex_hedin reveals some of the luxurious lifestyles of the modern Gypsy.


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August 6, 2009 at 14:50

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