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Conquering Hate With a Love Story

Sunday 12.30.2012 , Posted by

Israel-Iran

Earlier this year, you may have seen photos circulating the internet through Facebook and Twitter, showing a different side of Israeli’s views of Iranians than we see on the news. The viral Israel-Loves-Iran meme was started by graphic designer Ronny Edry of Israel and now he speaks about the movement in a recent TEDtalk. By opening communication where it was once taboo, letting the people of nations know that they are loved by the ones who are allegedly their enemy, it started a chain reaction of love, showing the world that the opinion of the people is not always the same as the one represented by their politicians. [Read more…]

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Decommissioned AK 47 Rifles Become Symbols of Peace

Sunday 10.28.2012 , Posted by

Twenty-three artists have transformed twenty-three AK 47 assault rifles into beautiful artworks for an inspiring exhibition called AKA Peace. The Peace One Day organization funds itself through projects like this and has worked with the United Nations to declare a global day of peace on September 21st every year. Peace One Day gives us hope; if everyone can put down their weapons for one day, why not one month or one year? Their latest project is called Global Truce 2013. [Read more…]

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Monday 01.30.2012 , Posted by

Wouldn’t the world be such a better place if we could all just put aside our differences and hug it out? In a set of endearing illustrations, Ingrid Aspock shows just that with some of the most famous rivals in pop culture. [Read more…]

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