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Kris Temmerman

Student - Computer Engineering, Catholic University of Leuven

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How are you going to change the world?

How are you going to make this world a better / worse ?

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    Jun 12 2011: In every way possible!
    Kind of like Rives on the internet! :D
    http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/rives_controls_the_internet.html
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    Jun 11 2011: Hi Kris, do what other Tedsters (TED people) do. Spread ideas that have the power of changing attitudes and ultimately our world. http://bit.ly/ThePowerInfo
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    Jun 12 2011: Reducing plastic bottle wasted production by providing filtered drinking water for all people via our Solar Street Vending Dispensers (SVDs)
    http://www.ted.com/conversations/3349/reducing_plastic_bottle_wasted.html
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    Jun 11 2011: Practicing while preaching multiculturalism
  • Jun 11 2011: When each and everyone of us learn to really "see". When each of us can recognize the causes and the effects of our own actions as well as each others, what harms or happiness these actions bring to the world and ultimately effecting ourselves, this accompany with the act of compassion will change our world. Buddhism can shows us the way.
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      Jun 11 2011: Yes Thi, if you believe Buddhism can show the way, then that is where we start. Other faiths and non-faiths know the way too that's why I believe we need to translate our beliefs and our convictions into our common interests and we let it drive to bring more happiness to all people.
      • Jun 11 2011: The reasons why I believe that Buddhism can show the way is because Buddhism does not base on the so call blind faith. The ideas is to dispel all blind faith, to truly observe, see for ourselves what really going on in us and around us. Only when we can do this without blind faith, self-interest, without any sort of brain washed authority, can we then change the world for the better.