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If you have ever seen Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon the villain of the film is a hard hearted woman named Jade Fox. She was the lover of a Martial Arts Master who taught martial arts at an prestigious all boys school. The entire plot of the film is driven by Fox's bitterness which fuels her revenge. Fox is considered good enough for the Master to sleep with but not marry, and he refuses to teach her martial arts due to the simple fact she is a woman. Does art imitate life or visa versa? For centuries, women around the world have been used as the Golden Sexual Spoils of Economic Warfare but... (more)
...a family tradition; the love of art and promoting charities to help them raise funds which allow them to continue making positive changes in the world. After sunset, you could take my hand but my life would become focused on networking and making connections with people who had a heart for Philanthropy and Deep Pockets, a world that is often filled with celebrities, philanthropists, successful entrepreneurs and politicians. Along with a need for diplomacy, discretion, respect, good manners and the charm of a wire-puller.
Being involved with charity, art and celebrities began long... (more)
Every action is like a pebble thrown into a lake. The stone not only increases the volume of the lake, albeit a tiny amount, it also sends out strong, visible ripples that quickly spread out into ever-increasing wider circles. The sight is dramatic and surprising when you really think about it.
"It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope."
-Robert Francis Kennedy
The state of the... (more)
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