Truth and Empathy – Do we really need to choose?

Invasion Day

Recently I attended my first Invasion Day Rally, this a rally protesting against the colonisation of Australia and how sovereignty was never ceded. Without absence of a treaty it is improper to celebrate Australia Day on the day the first fleet arrived. It was an emotional day, especially hearing the heartbreaking experiences of discrimination from indigenous people such as the mother of Grant Ross who was shot 5 times unarmed https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/status/1089016149293985792

However nothing quite surprised me more than a couple of days later when I came across as to what can only be described in my firm opinion as vitriolic. Twitter was trending a panel discussion aired by Studio 10 where a conflict occurred between Yumi Styles and Kerrie Anne Kennerley. When I viewed the video, to summarise, Kerrie Anne was making a comment that the people who marched on Invasion Day have not gone out to the bush to see first hand the abuse that indigenous communities suffer and that somehow these people who marched are ignorant in some way or possibly even lazy. I am completely at a loss as to how whether or not protest marchers have been bush or have witnessed atrocities first hand is relevant to the issue, if somebody has enough empathy to take time out of their day to walk a good few kilometers in the hot boiling sun after they have been working very hard all week for an issue that I would imagine is close to the heart of every Australian, I’m sure their heart is in the right place, but most of all, why do we have to choose between TRUTH(Sovereignty was never ceded) and EMPATHY(Objecting to the abuse that indigenous communities suffer) as I tweeted, can’t we do both https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/status/1090093716675584002 I for one will not be choosing, I will be doing both and walking with progress as opposed to generating a false argument that borders on stupidity, presumably for ratings, especially on an issue as sensitive as this where progressive minds who can empathize are needed, not certain members of our society who have time to watch morning talk shows and shout socially lazy comments from armchair to TV. I tweeted a response to Yumi and Nova Peris who like me was also disgusted click here https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/status/1089776895644712960

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Are you ready to give this season?

Giving

Giving is the highest form of empathy, an activity that is one on one, it’s all about the receiver but also the giver. Christmas can get busy fast and in a ridiculous way, for me as my birthday is exactly 4 weeks before Christmas its get crazy with parties, family get togethers and so on and of course one needs to find time out of our daily grind to do the annual Christmas shopping. I was going through my Weekend Empathy Moments on twitter looking for inspiration for the last blog of 2018 and I came across an interview with Russell Brand and Marianne Williamson, Marianne was talking about depression and how it shouldn’t be dealt with in a drug taking way but in a more real and natural way and don’t expect immediate results, what captured my interest in that interview was when she said that its important to show up for people and do not squander one hour in your pain, that made a lot of sense to me. I am at my most productive when I take the time to think about how I can help someone else and this gives your life a purpose as opposed to an existence.

Tis the season of giving, share or donate charity links is a good way to give, I do this regularly and I find it’s a good way to promote empathy and opportunity at the same time, here some good examples since last update, Gulzar Duishenova is a Kyrgyzstani woman with a disability, who lives in a society where persons with disabilities face daily discrimination. One of these forms of discrimination is accessibility; from going to the doctor, to getting on public transport(Click here)  another example is after seven years of war, Syrians are struggling to survive. Over 5.5 million men, women and children have fled to neighbouring countries, where they live in extreme poverty, click here  Please give and be merry. Give a little bit »

Basicozbizinfo promotes empathy in business and you will see the more empathy that is applied where you help people grow their ideas or find new opportunities the more we prosper. Check out some more amazing tweets in the Empathy weekend tweets on Twitter(click here) and the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Collection on Google Plus(click here).

Make sure to check out the latest EMPATHY newsletter with two brand new Amazing followers, charity of the update, quotes and YouTube videos posted to EMPATHY TV. Don’t forget to see the 350 plus listings in the Basicozbizinfo Catalogues of great opportunities and inspiration, below is a list of the categories that are featured for this update.

FAITH Category: Home and Away
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Do you remember who you are?

Remeber Who You Are

It’s funny how trauma can change us and we actually become better than what we were before, however we may at times wish we were still that person before the trauma. Karen Unrue an inspiring author and mental health advocate and of course a Basicozbizinfo Star and this update’s winner tweeted an amazing video of this very thing that inspired me. Karen talks about how you never really recover from trauma but when you reach what you as a human becoming not just being, the view is so much better. Click Here and you see what Karen means, hope it inspires you like it inspired me.

Remembering who we are is very important, however there are times when we need to fight for who we are. In one of my Weekend Empathy Moment Tweets I signed a petition for Amnesty International to hold Myanmar Generals to account for assisting the genocide of the Rohingya people. Genocide is the systematic killing of all the people from a national, ethnic, or religious group, or an attempt to do this, this is where we have to fight for who we are, simply because our very existence disrupts the vested interest of another, and there is no debate or a win win solution, just a final solution in their mind. Which of course as I have talked about many times is in itself a lack of empathy. You can check out my tweet here .

A really informative video has been added to EMPATHY TV this update from Russell Brand interviewing Deeyah Khan about what creates extremists, from what I got from the video was that when people lack essential human needs in their life they will be attracted to an ideology of extremism and leave their old self behind in order to belong to somebody who simply fills their need. One could argue that in Western Society this need is already filled, however from my experience being an Australian Westerner(you could say) is that the political narrative from western democratic societies is that we say one thing but on close inspection we do another. Nonetheless these are good examples of why its important to remember who we are and accept that sometimes we may need to stand up and fight for it.

Basicozbizinfo promotes empathy in business and you will see the more empathy that is applied where you help people grow their ideas or find new opportunities the more we prosper. Check out some more amazing tweets in the Empathy weekend tweets on Twitter(click here – https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/moments) and the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Collection on Google Plus(click here).

Make sure to check out the latest EMPATHY newsletter with two brand new Amazing followers, charity of the update, quotes and YouTube videos posted to EMPATHY TV. Don’t forget to see the 350 plus listings in the Basicozbizinfo Catalogues of great opportunities and inspiration, below is a list of the categories that are featured for this update.

FAITH Category: Get The Good News
FREEDOM Category: Social Networking
OPPORTUNITY Category: Let’s Do It
WISDOM Category: Show Me The Money

To view the latest catalogues FAITH, FREEDOM, OPPORTUNITY & WISDOM simply visit http://basicozbizinfo.ws/viewcatalogue

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Do you need a new beginning?

New-beginnings

Begin, and the rest will come. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Agatha Christie. This update is dedicated to new beginnings, Basicozbizinfo has a new service connecting online income seekers or social sellers with an opportunity in the Basicozbizinfo catalogues and networks, check out the new website http://basicozbizinfo.ws/newbeginnings

Throughout our life journey, there will be times when we embark upon a new, changing or losing jobs, looking after a sick relative or ceasing work due to illness. Recently I did some volunteering with the Anti Poverty Network to help raise the rate of Newstart Allowance(Unemployment Benefit) which is currently below the poverty line in world standards, together we convinced our local council to sign a nationwide online petition to raise the amount of Newstart. New beginnings are inevitable and I can’t think of one person who hasn’t needed the help of another in order to start their new beginning. See the tweet here

Its hard not to feel empathy towards families, especially children in detention. Recently the Aust govt as received requests to get #KidsoffNauru from Medicins Sans Frontiers, requesting the immediate evacuation of these families. My thoughts on this as I have blogged before in “Whats Inside Matters” is worth repeating again. All these people need is chance for a new start in life, however it seems unless you have money or capital, the govt doesn’t want to know you, as Australia has one the highest migration intakes in the world, so we seem to have two extremes or perhaps two faces. Please sign the petition for Get Up! Click Here.

On a lighter note, it’s never to late to create something and start a new even when a deadline is approaching fast, check out this funny video I have decided to share this update in Basicozbizinfo Inspiration and Empathy Collection on Google Plus.

Basicozbizinfo promotes empathy in business and you will see the more empathy that is applied where you help people grow their ideas or find new opportunities the more we prosper. Check out some more amazing tweets in the Empathy weekend tweets on Twitter(click here) and the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Collection on Google Plus(click here).

Make sure to check out the latest EMPATHY newsletter with two brand new Amazing followers, charity of the update, quotes and YouTube videos posted to EMPATHY TV. Don’t forget to see the 350 plus listings in the Basicozbizinfo Catalogues of great opportunities and inspiration, below is a list of the categories that are featured for this update.

FAITH Category: Beyond Now
FREEDOM Category: Something New
OPPORTUNITY Category: I’m In Control
WISDOM Category: It’s All New

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This update’s charity is https://www.amnesty.org.au/ please support! Update winner is Francine Hicks who receives an extra 2 FREE Banner Ads with UPGRADE, simply read the latest EMPATHY newsletter at http://basicozbizinfo.ws/viewcatalogue

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Do you strive for progress?

Progress and Growth

IF THERE IS NO STRUGGLE, THERE IS NO PROGRESS. Progressive thinking has dominated Basicozbizinfo’s social networks this update, a story that touched me in particular is about a group of young protesters of gun violence who melted guns into shovels to plant trees alongside victims of gun violence on the anniversary of Martin Luther King. One notable person from the video is the mother of Rob Peblete who was gunned down by gun violence at the age of 23. The video Serotiny was added to the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Collection on Google Plus click here

Mapping for poverty is not a term you hear everyday, however this is exactly what a tech company is doing in Kenya, mapping the slum districts for essential services by using google maps and their own tech software to improve the infrastructure for these living places, you can see PBS’s news report here. Its a really good example of how internet, social media and satelite tech can help improve the lives of so many.

No doubt of late you would have heard of walls being built to keep out immigrants which I have protested about in my previous blogs, however have you heard of Africa’s Great Green Wall? This is truly an amazing tree planting project that spans across several countries through the continent to alleviate drought. The green wall focuses on planting tress that are dry resistant and and create crops and improves their local and neighbouring economies. Click here

Basicozbizinfo promotes empathy in business and you will see the more empathy that is applied where you help people grow their ideas more progress is made like these examples. Check out some more amazing tweets in the Empathy weekend tweets on Twitter(click here – https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/moments) and the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Posts on Google Plus(click here).

Make sure to check out the latest EMPATHY newsletter with two brand new Amazing followers, charity of the update, quotes and YouTube videos posted to EMPATHY TV. Don’t forget to see the 350 plus listings in the Basicozbizinfo Catalogues of great opportunities and inspiration, below is a list of the categories that are featured for this update.

FAITH Category: Simply A Good Idea
FREEDOM Category: Webmasters
OPPORTUNITY Category: WWW Marketing
WISDOM Category: Show Me The Money

To view the latest catalogues FAITH, FREEDOM, OPPORTUNITY & WISDOM simply visit http://basicozbizinfo.ws/viewcatalogue

This update’s charity is https://www.indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au/ please support! Update winner is Jerry Obrien who receives an extra 2 FREE Banner Ads for Travel Entrepreneur with UPGRADE, simply read the latest EMPATHY newsletter at http://basicozbizinfo.ws/viewcatalogue

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Do you have the courage and empathy to find solution?

Courage 2

HAVE FAITH AND YOU WILL! Since last update I have come across some amazing tweets you would have seen in My Weekend Empathy Tweets. The first one I noticed was an amazing story of a Syrian refugee girl using tin cans as a prosthetic for her 2 legs that had been removed. You will see in the twitter moment how her parents cared for her and her father made the prosthetic using soup cans, his empathy for his daughter and the medical staff and volunteers who supported the family was very inspiring to see, click here.

Last month I took a pledge to help stop plastic pollution for the month of July, judging by the success of the campaign with supermarkets banning single use plastic bags, looks like I wasn’t the only one who could see that by 2050 there could be more plastic than fish if something isn’t done about it. Check out my pledge, click here .

In my twitter feed I cam across an amazing story of Afghan farmers replacing poppies once used for illegal drug use to now farming rose petals, the rose petals are farmed into Cream and Rose water which can be used for all sorts of good things. It just goes to show that no matter how much destruction war and conflict can bring, empathy and solution certainly finds a way, check out the tweet click here .

Last but not least, this story puts a big smile on my face and helps me restore faith in our capitalist society. Check out the Water Park designed specifically for children who are in Wheelchairs, its absolutely brilliant, the evidence is seen on their faces on how much fun they are having, you can see the tweet click here .

Check out some more amazing tweets in the Empathy weekend tweets on Twitter(click here) and the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Posts on Google Plus(click here).

Make sure to check out the latest EMPATHY newsletter with two brand new Amazing followers, charity of the update, quotes and YouTube videos posted to EMPATHY TV. Don’t forget to see the 350 plus listings in the Basicozbizinfo Catalogues of great opportunities and inspiration, below is a list of the categories that are featured for this update.

FAITH Category: Tell Me Your Story
FREEDOM Category: With A Passion
OPPORTUNITY Category: Lets Find Someone
WISDOM Category: Time2Listen

To view the latest catalogues FAITH, FREEDOM, OPPORTUNITY & WISDOM simply visit http://basicozbizinfo.ws/viewcatalogue

This update’s charity is https://www.childhood.org.au/ please give! Update winner is Jennifer Kelly who receives an extra 2 FREE Banner Ads for Nimble Quotes with UPGRADE, simply read the latest EMPATHY newsletter at http://basicozbizinfo.ws/viewcatalogue

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What’s Inside Matters!

Refugees

Do YOU think so? I certainly do, what I have seen since last update has been absolutely heartbreaking and not to mention feelings of sadness, then fortitude. Why do certain sections of our society seem to be very quick to judge refugees(people seeking asylum) and immigrants and where does this crazy fear come from? To separate children from parents for sake of politics that does not serve any purpose other than offending people you have a dislike for e.g Lefties, betrays any kind of empathy or political common sense, not too mention business sense.

Like I mentioned in my previous blogs, capitalism is about keeping the existing rich wealthy and the poor poorer, which gets to answering the question, where does this crazy fear come from? People who experience hardship come up with the best ideas, this is common knowledge. These ideas ae progressive and if funded they help others grow and prosper, hence creating more competition for old business and opportunity for everybody else which means people are less dependent on…………..Capitalism(Old Money).

There are so many growing opportunities out there on the internet and in the Basicozbizinfo catalogues and these opportunities are the very thing that is a threat to old ways. Here are some examples of people who have been prevented from seeking these opportunities, single mother from Brisbane, Bernadette Romulo is about to be torn away from her son by the Australian Government and deported to the Philippines. Click here https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/status/1010847996982976512

Priya and Nades were settled in Biloela after fleeing torture and suffering in Sri Lanka. Despite the advice of human right organisations on the ground, our current Government has decided that Sri Lanka is now safe. This is why they are trying to force Priya, Nades and their two beautiful young children back to Sri Lanka. As a result at 5am, their home was stormed by armed police and Border Force officers. Their seven month old baby and two and a half-year old daughters were ripped from their beds. Priya and Nades were told they were being taken to a Melbourne detention centre and given ten minutes to pack up their lives. Click here https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/status/1010870562971791360

Ali is 63 years old and not expected to live many more months. He is also a member of the persecuted Hazaran minority and has been formally recognised as a refugee, but today he is lying on a bed in an Australian detention centre on Nauru in pain and discomfort dying from lung cancer.He has one incredibly simple request: to come to Australia and receive some relief from the pain and die with some dignity and comfort. Click here https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/status/1010856177599635456

In my book, if a person has empathy, a sense and understanding of what others are feeling, then the gate is open and they can come inside, what’s inside matters.

Check out some more amazing tweets in the Empathy weekend tweets on Twitter(click here – https://twitter.com/Ljb2Liam/moments) and the Basicozbizinfo Inspirational and Empathy Posts on Google Plus(click here – https://plus.google.com/collection/0wG0TE).

Make sure to check out the latest EMPATHY newsletter with a brand new EMPATHY STORY by Francince Hicks ” You can’t get out of it”, Amazing followers, charity of the update, quotes and YouTube videos posted to EMPATHY TV. Don’t forget to see the 350 plus listings in the Basicozbizinfo Catalogues of great opportunities and inspiration, below is a list of the categories that are featured for this update.

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