“It is not the whistle that moves the train, but the power harnessed in the steam.”
M.K. Gandhi

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On October 2, 2019 – the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, a 14,000 km, one-year global march for justice and peace, called Jai Jagat 2020, will start from New Delhi to Geneva. Winding through 10 countries with nonviolence training and events on key justice themes along the way, and joining with separate marches starting from a number of countries in Europe and northwest Africa as well as delegates from around the world, participants will be welcomed and hosted by the City and Canton of Geneva for a week (26 September – 2nd October 2020) of workshops, advocacy meetings and cultural events.

This initiative urges the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a dialogue with UN agencies in Geneva. Four Pillars of Advocacy related to the SDGs are at the core of the Jai Jagat campaign. These are: eradication of poverty, social inclusion, climate justice and the nonviolent resolution of conflicts.

​Key Facts:
March in India (including launch) 121 days
March internationally (including Geneva) 244
Total days of march: 365 days
No. of countries: 10
No. of marchers: 200 in India; 50 internationally
Expected numbers of people meeting on the march 10,000 internationally
Expected number of people trained in nonviolence in India: 2019: 2500.
Expected number of people to impact over the course of the year 10 million

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Min 30-årsdag. 17 januari 1991 föddes jag.

"När någon hotar din plånbok måste du väl försvara den?"
Med dessa ord väcktes Gandhi till liv inom mig.
För med de orden ville en arbetskamrat på Posten försvara anfallet mot Irak, morgonen den 17 januari 1991.
Plånboken var Kuwaits olja som hotades.
Mot de orden stod Gandhis ord i eldskrift:
"The World provides enough for everyone’s needs.
But not for everyone’s Greed."

Fredsrörelsen i USA kokade över, när president George Bush sr valde att inleda Gulfkriget i samband med Martin Luther Kings födelsedag, nationell helgdag i USA.

The Gulf War on Martin Luther King’s Day 1991 made me a Gandhian Peace Activist –
VIDEO:
https://youtu.be/bQ26oCap-4o

Natten innan hade jag legat vaken och fattat mitt livsavgörande beslut:
Att börja sprida Gandhis perspektiv som botemedel – vaccin, skulle man kunna säga… mot krigspropaganda & girighet.
För Gulfkriget blev den tröskel som världen klev över, och rätt in i 30 år av eskalerande konflikter – 11 september, Afghanistan, Irak, Jemen… miljoner människor på flykt – från krig, klimatförändringar…

Världen har tillräckligt för var och ens Behov.
Men inte för varje människas Girighet.

1991 var en värld utan internet. Men Gulfkriget blev ändå det första direktsända kriget, via nya satellitkanalen CNN.
2021 är satelliterna i omloppsbana runt jorden hundratusentals. Vår så kallade "moderna civilisation" är helt beroende av deras existens. I rymden har vi skapat mer trängsel än nere på jorden.

Kultfilmen 2001 av Stanley Kubrick, med intelligenta datorn HAL 9000 – inleddes med samma smäktande vals-toner som Ragnhild och jag dansade till nu på nyårsdagen – framförda av Wienerfilharmonikerna, för första gången på 63 år utan publik i salongen.
Dirigenten Riccardo Muti vädjade till världens makthavare att inse kulturens betydelse för människans mentala hälsa. Att vi inte må bli berövade från "Deep Thinking".

Och nog väcktes många frågor till liv medan jag och Ragnhild firade jul & nyår i stillhet vid havet på Rönnskär, Nordanstig, Hälsingland. Utan internet eller undergångsrubriker.
Bara nära varandra och den del av svenska landsbygden som ytterst sällan får syna i teverutan.
Det är då som det Stora Vemodet rullar in…

20 år efter 2001… Varthän?
Kärlek & Solen är Starkare än 5G

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https://youtu.be/cZYsluS3NLI

Mitt Nyårstal i Stocka Gästhamn, Nyårsafton 2020:
(i slutet av videon)

Tack allra käraste Honung att du bjöd in mig till ditt paradis på jorden för 4 år sedan! Tack alla Rönnskärsbor, Stockabor, alla som håller Sveriges landskapshjärta nära och LEVANDE – fjärran från storstäder, stress, trängsel och kyliga avstånd mellan människor, digitalisering istället för humanisering. Profit istället för människovärde.

Ditt och mitt hjärta känner inte av några avstånd, Ragnhild. Vi må vara de sista entusiasterna i en värld av olyckskorpar. Men kärlekens kraft är den starkaste i universum, den kraft som binder allt samman. Den återförenade oss efter mer än 30 år, den förde mig hit till ditt Rönnskär för fyra år sedan.
Om vår enkla kärlek kan smitta andra, lika mycket som ett visst virus som påstås vara så farligt att kramar, vanlig medmänsklig värme ska bannlysas, hela samhället stängas av – medan multimiljardärerna mångdubblar sina miljarder – DÅ har vi, du och jag – fullgjort något riktigt stort. Och universum ler och tackar oss.

Låt detta underliga distanserade år lägga sig att dö och bli en parantes – Och låt 2021 bli en öppen dörr till ett mer enkelt måttfullt och balanserat liv i kärlek och omtanke mellan människor!
Moder Jord vill sina barn väl. Och att vi ska vakna!

Gott Nytt År!

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Right now we are at the beginning of a new arc that I have called information civilization, and it repeats the same dangerous arrogance. The aim now is not to dominate nature but rather human nature. The focus has shifted from machines that overcome the limits of bodies to machines that modify the behavior of individuals, groups, and populations in the service of market objectives. This global installation of instrumentarian power overcomes and replaces the human inwardness that feeds the will to will and gives sustenance to our voices in the first person, incapacitating democracy at its roots.

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30 YEARS AGO – on Reverend Dr Martin Luther King’s Birthday January 15th, 1991 – the US was preparing for war. The Gulf War.
And I was preparing for my very first peace demonstration.
A huge one. In Stockholm, Sweden.
My sign were the words of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:
"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."
Gandhi was inevitable, Dr King said. We may ignore him at our own risk.
But both Gandhi and Dr King appeared to be voices in the wilderness two days later, when missiles and the use of depleted uranium hit Iraq and Baghdad.
Sweden’s Prime Minister at the time, Ingvar Carlsson warned that world peace was at risk.
That fateful night before the attack I stayed awake all night, wondering what to do with my life. Should I end it? Or start spreading the words of Gandhi – as I had come to know him recently.
It was the point of no return in my life.
As I had come to realise what was at stake – The coming of September 11th, war on Afghanistan, on Iraq… the endless state of war over the last remaining resources on this precious planet, our Home.
2018 on the 90th Anniversary of Dr King’s birth, a 15 year old Swedish girl made headlines world over, for her worries about the disasters of climate change.
Today, outside the Swedish Parliament her demonstration take place – together with demonstration for the survival of the last remains in Swedish politics of what Dr King in 1966 saluted as…
"Sweden, a nation of conscience."
We may indeed ignore his words at our own risk.
A Right to Freedom – Martin Luther King Jr
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