Peace Globe Meme...

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Monday, October 19, 2009

I believe that words have power, so this matters

This is the best tag ever. It's about Peace and activism. It's about unity in the bloggosphere. It's about community.

It's about time.

I'm tagging the universe for Mimi, which doesn't leave many left to tag. But it's ok...the great thing about this meme is that you can tag your friends and neighbors on any social network site you prefer.

Peace Globes are on Facebook and Twitter and Bloggers Unite and iPeace

This meme first appeared in May 2008. Mimi introduced it, and we, The Worker Bees For Peace Globes thought this was a great time to do it again.

We're just 16 days out from this year's Blog Blast for Peace.

Begin direct quote from Mimi Writes...

Peace Globes did not begin as a meme. But it began to behave like a meme. Blog to blog to blog. Like a fog. We didn't use the word "tag" ....but that's what we did when we invited others in our blogrolls to participate. The fact that you did so without the obligatory tag is proof that the concept is powerful.

It's a fact that the fastest and most effective way to spiral an idea out of control in the blogosphere is via a meme. I should know! The 700+ bloggers who participated in past launches (and that truly is the tip of The-Iceberg-I-Never-Found) knows what it means to them. It's about unity. We have that in spades. It's about activism, awareness, crossing political lines,
making a statement and sharing ideas. We've done that. We have the vision as a core group of bloggers for peace; but we do not - yet - have the power in numbers behind the message.

Unity in numbers = power.

Peace power?

What a revolutionary idea.

My vision hasn't changed. Nor has my commitment to the project or my willingness to work hard. But if it is to have the influence I know it can - then I have to work smarter. Today, I, Mimi Queen of Memes, toss a slew of beautiful little peaceful globes into the galactic blogosphere - to get the ball rolling.

How far will they go? Where will they land?

Who will catch them? Where will they send them next?

Who will draw a picture, write a poem, make a song, write a post....that might have the power to begin to change the landscape of my world?

Someone will.

Will it be you?

A friend told me earlier this evening "I have a healthy respect for the power of the written word. If we can all get together and do this on the same day, with the right post title, it can have meaning....It can extend the meaning and become more powerful."

Right, my friend. A revolution of words.

Don't you want to know how far your words will reach? Have you ever wondered if what you
write has relevance and meaning to someone else? Maybe someone in another country, maybe even a violent place. Or just a lonely space.

I have to believe that there are many others who - given the opportunity - would like to speak for peace. I say we should use all the tools at our disposal to make sure they get the chance.

This meme is a movement.

Let's move it.

BlogBlast For Peace Meme ~ Join The Revolution

Here are the rules and the story.

Copy this into a post and tag as many people as you'd like.

The Peace Globe project began in the fall of 2006 with a simple post from one blog. The post ignited a flame in the bloggosphere. The flame became a passion. The passion became a movement. It amazingly traveled from blog to blog to blog across the globe. Bloggers wrote passionate articles on what peace means to them, along with the promise of three Latin words scribbled on a globe - Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace) - branded with the integrity of their names or blog names. It was positively inspiring to watch. And it began to happen all over the world - from Singapore to China to Afghanistan to Brooklyn.

It was simple. And powerful.

We will speak with one voice. One subject. One day.

Won't you join us?

On 5 November 2009, DISPLAY YOUR GLOBE IN A POST. Title your post "Dona Nobis Pacem". This is important. The goal is for all blog post titles to say the same thing on the same day. Write about peace that day or simply fly your globe.


Please consider passing this meme through the bloggosphere.

This is Mimi Pencil Skirt reporting from the lovely land of the Peace Globes.

Memeing the Movement.

End quote from Mimi Writes...

You're all tagged. Everything you need to know about how to participate can be found in the links at the top of my sidebar. And once you've created your Peace Globe, email it to so it can be included in the Gallery.

This is a worthy thing. It's a community thing. It's a blog thing. It's a human thing.

Do it. Post your globe on 5 November. And visit Mimi on that day. Sign Mr Linky and click on the hundreds of other links to travel through the bloggosphere and see other Globes, and read heart felt words about Peace.

Be a Peace Blogger.

Dona Nobis Pacem.

Two Powerful videos.
The first from Mimi...
the second from MICHELLE of "Crows Feet"
who has captured the cause so well...

13 Of Your Sparks

  1. Beeeeee there. All the cool bloggers will beeeeeee.

  2. Jay Says:
  3. But what if I'm opposed to peace? Maybe I prefer war, disease and tyranny and shit like that?

    Okay, so I don't, but, you know, someone might. *coughDickCheneycough* ;-)

  4. SONGBIRD: I plan on Beeeeeing there and beeeeing here...and beeeeing all over

    JAY: Well, we didn't invite him anyway!
    BUT you are invited to post a globe!

  5. Yay for the Peace Meme!

  6. ...I like Peace just fine...

  7. Travis Cody Says:
  8. Bees on The Couch! Excellent work here Sir!

  9. Mike Golch Says:
  10. I'm on the couch for the blast!

  11. katherine. Says:
  12. I'm play with the swarm later today...

  13. STARR: beeees everywhere

    PHFRANKIE: So does that mean you will fly a Peace Globe on Nov 5th?

    TRAVIS: Yes and they are not stinging!

    MIKE: Most excellent Sir

    KATHERINE: Looking forward to it

  14. If I got around more often I would have known earlier about Mimi's Dad and jumped in to help like you and Travis! But at least I have the sticky post there til Nov 5th. Thanks for the Bee Badge I'll proudly display it on my sidebar. What you and Travis are doing for Mimi and world peace is extraordinary, Vinny! :)

  15. Very well done, sir.

  16. Unknown Says:
  17. I couldn't have said it better myself.

  18. Mimi Lenox Says:
  19. Just had to beeeee here, ya know?
    Stepping AWAY, drinking water, resting...I'll just be going now.

    Did I mention you are all amazing?


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