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Kimberly Ann

Program Manager, Atienza Kali

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What is the bond that holds a community together? If woven properly, how can this common bond positively change the world?

How do we use this bond to strengthen our relationships and grow together as a species?

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      Jul 10 2013: How do we determine what a person should or should not be responsible for? Is it merely what is dictated in law?
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          Jul 11 2013: I believe that you can have a high level of individual freedom and still withstand a great sense of security within a community/country. - Case in point - USA. I believe that it is the individual freedoms which make the country be more secure because if you give people the option to be violent, educated, peaceful, etc (with consequences for negative action) that the vast majority of citizens will choose to be peaceful and cooperative.
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          Jul 11 2013: I'm probably one of the only supporters of the Patriot Act after all that has happened in the media as of late. But to the point of civil liberties and freedom, my favorite one that our country protects is freedom of speech which is how you and I are able to have this dialogue now. :)
      • Jul 28 2013: Do you really feel that the Patriot Act is compatible with freedom of speech in light of (1) the well-publicized government tracking of reporters' phone calls and (2) "Secret demands mark escalation in Internet surveillance by the federal government through gaining access to user passwords, which are typically stored in encrypted form"?

        http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57595529-38/feds-tell-web-firms-to-turn-over-user-account-passwords/

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