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    Stop Kony 2012

    If you guys have 30 minutes free, check out this video. Very inspirational.


    KONY 2012 on Vimeo


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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    I saw that earlier, incredible video.


    Last edited by The_Architect; 03-07-2012 at 02:10 PM.
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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    I saw that earlier, incredible video.
    So moving. I will be buying the kit.


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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    I was just reading an article on the Stop Kony initiative that might douse that fire a little bit. Bottom line, research your charities.

    On Kony 2012 - The Daily What


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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    So moving. I will be buying the kit.
    I read some not so flattering stuff about the organization that you should maybe read first. In my opinion the cause is noble enough but still, a little sketchy:

    The Daily What


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarbox View Post
    I was just reading an article on the Stop Kony initiative that might douse that fire a little bit. Bottom line, research your charities.

    On Kony 2012 - The Daily What
    Wow, nice timing.


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    Will do. Thanks for the heads up.


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    Lol, The Daily What is one of my favorite websites...


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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    awesome video



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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    Be careful -- activism is big business. These people are very good at playing on emotions to get your money. They have car payments and too-big mortgages like many others.



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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    Agreed with those urging caution. Certainly this is a good cause, but just know that there's more to the story than just the 30 minute video.

    I think it's a pretty fascinating insight into the human mind to see just how quickly this has caught on with the college-aged demographic though. Spreading like wildfire over social media.



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    Re: Stop Kony 2012

    This video has been blowing up my Facebook and Twitter feeds, it's going viral



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    I'm not donating until I do more research. Thanks for the heads up guys.


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