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THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS’ MOTTO: WHERE THERE’S A WILL, I WANT TO BE IN IT.

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Food for a willful thought   Human Rights Reader 383   -I have been impressed with the urgency of doing; knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough. (Leonardo da Vinci) -Big minds have a will; small ones only have wishes. (Albino Gomez)   Tomorrow must be more than just another […]

HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS HAVE A COMPROMISE WITH THEIR HOMELAND, ARE MARRIED TO ITS PROBLEMS AND ARE DIVORCED FROM ITS WEALTH. (I. Pereyra)

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Food for doing something about a thought   Human Rights Reader 345   -The most important qualitative and valuable change a human rights activist can make in her/his life is to stop judging so as to start understanding. (Albino Gomez) -It is those human rights activists that apply the correct political perspective and thus have […]

HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS OPPOSE ANY ALTERNATIVE PARADIGM THAT FINDS ITS PLACE WHERE TRADITIONAL DEVELOPMENT PARADIGMS HAVE ALREADY BEEN. (part 1 of 2)

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Food for a campaigner’s thought   Human Rights Reader 264   In dedicated human rights work, it is not about being a bit more leftist or a bit more centrist than others, but it is to offer a viable and better perspective for the future –one in which human rights activists are willing to engage-with […]

HUMAN RIGHTS EMBRACE THE NON-ECONOMIC DIMENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT. THEY PROMOTE AND CONSOLIDATE SOCIAL SOLIDARITY. THEY ARE NOT A DISPLAY WINDOW; THEY ENTAIL A DISTINCT PROGRAM, A FULL-BLOWN MOVEMENT.

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Human Rights Reader 247 HUMAN RIGHTS EMBRACE THE NON-ECONOMIC DIMENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT*. THEY PROMOTE AND CONSOLIDATE SOCIAL SOLIDARITY. THEY ARE NOT A DISPLAY WINDOW; THEY ENTAIL A DISTINCT PROGRAM, A FULL-BLOWN MOVEMENT. (P. Drucker) _______ *: The truth is that there are no purely or primarily economic solutions to human rights problems. -Human rights is […]




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