Modern Nonviolent Resistance

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Modern Nonviolent Resistance – a pixie anecdote – written by Ah’livia. The presentation evaluates current models of popular social justice and introduces a fresh alternative. Presentation offers an innovatively simple outlook and suggestions on social justice and the Occupy Wall Street movement. HELLO VIEWER check out a clear version on Slideshare : http://www.slideshare.net/ah_livia/modern-nonviolent-resistance-a-pixie-anecdote-written-by-ahlivia

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nonviolent resistance modern Written by: Ah’livia - a pixie anecdote

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Do you disagree with politics and want to fight back?!

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Drop the gloves… & try nonviolent resistance.

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Re think old models of nonviolent resistance:

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Marches Signed Petitions Electronic petitions

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Marches Electronic petitions Outdated & Ineffective Signed Petitions

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Consider avant-garde activism:

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Fight politics with a Fruit Punch!

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Fruit Punch! Items needed: Small pieces of fruit Personalized letters Envelops Stamps Supporters

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Fruit Punch! Envelope contents: Small piece of fruit Letter expressing opposition

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Fruit Punch! Mail envelopes: to government officials inundate them with letters

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Why mail fruit?

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Fruit’s sarcastically sweet & will eventually reek. DISDAIN

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Certain fruits represent peace and rebirth. SYMBOLISM

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ATTENTION Large amounts of rotting fruit & letters will catch notice.

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Why write personalized letters?

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RESPECT “ personal letters command the most respect in legislative offices.”

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3¶ 1 PAGE NEAT handwritten or typed 3 PARAGRAPHS your position your story your gratitude } ESSENTIALS 1 page Neat 3 Paragraphs

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Does it work?

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Does it works!

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Everyone involved * Including: Elderly, children, & disabled can mail a letter Limited involvement * Able bodied young adults FRUIT PUNCH VS. OCCUPY WALL STREET MASS INVOLVMENT LIMITED INVOLVMENT Able bodied, young adults, disabled, elderly, & children can all mail letters Able bodied young adults march/ stand outside CLEAR AGENDA AMBIGIOUS AGENDA Stated in letter: dissent, expectations, repercussions, & how success will be measured Protesters’ express frustrations but not their expectations INEXPENSIVE EXPENSIVE Supporters pay approximately ≥ $2 for fruit, letter, envelope, & stamp Supporters pay for high cost of food, lodging, & transportation to protest site. (B/C Protests take place in expensive cost of living cities)

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ultramodern ultramodern avant-garde activism Modern Nonviolent Resistance  a pixie anecdote  written by Ah’livia ah.livia@yahoo.com

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