We, citizens (not all!), of Totnes, Devon, England, have declared ourselves as an independent city state.
We take an oath of allegiance to the EU.
We have issued the Totnes passport.
The Declaration of the Reformation of Brexit has been nailed (well, blue tack) to the 17th century Guiildhall door.
Totnes invites other towns and cities around the UK to follow Totnes.
The Totnes Oath states: “Compassion, endeavour, ingenuity, altruism, diligence, daring and a peace-loving commitment to the dignity of all sentient beings”).”
PS. Big thanks to Jonathan Cooper and others in Totnes for this initiative.
I have been taking annual flights from London across Europe and the Mediterranean to Israel for the past 26 years. I have probably visited Israel around 40 times to offer the teachings, known as the Dharma. I usually stay in Israel around two or three weeks. I pay regular short visits to Palestine. I leave this weekend for the next visit. Continue reading
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We cannot trust Facebook. Facebook has exploited the trust of the people who use its services.
Facebook passed on the personal details of 50 million users of Facebook without consulting the people on Facebook. Continue reading