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The Social Hierachy 2020

Change is the word that springs to mind when one thinks about the last 10 years.

The process was slow,and took many years to gain pace, but the work eventually paid off. Women now have a better chance at having a good life. A life where discrimination against women is frowned upon, instead of being the norm.

Changes have been made to the areas in the world that once placed women down at the bottom of the…

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Added by Amber Sofia on April 9, 2010 at 3:36am — 2 Comments

It All Begins At School

I looked at the WomenWatch website and, sure enough, I was drawn to a story.



It focuses on 25 year old Naseeba who lives in Pakistan. She is beaten by her abusive, drug-addicted husband who claims he wants to kill his wife for 'honor', and he began spreading lies she was with another man.

Naseeba ran to Lahore with her 3…

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Added by Amber Sofia on April 8, 2010 at 5:36am — 1 Comment

The Water Bottle Debate

So is it worth it? Should we be using all these bottles? Honestly?

You decide. Then tell me your thoughts on the issue.

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Added by Amber Sofia on April 1, 2010 at 2:15am — 5 Comments

Because We Care

March 31, 2020

GlobalBank is about to open; our future is about to change.

24 GobalBanks have been placed systematically across the globe, multiple banks on each inhabited continent. Tomorrow on the dot of seven they are all scheduled to open. GlobalBank is a step towards our future. One bank, and its own new currency; basically. GlobalBank links phones and income into its own currency: GlobalNotes.…

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Added by Amber Sofia on April 1, 2010 at 2:03am — 4 Comments

The Young Spenders.

I think the biggest change in relation to how we see and treat money is its increased transferable-ness and accessability by younger people. With money coming into the hands of younger and younger people, our economy as a wh*** has become more vunerable because the younger spenders are those spenders that spend it on 'wants' - rather on 'needs'.

Increased mobile phone use is generally not for need. It seems nowadays it is…

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Added by Amber Sofia on April 1, 2010 at 1:08am — 4 Comments

So I Cheated.

At first I was stumped; so I did what anyone called Amber Sofia would do.

I cheated.

Well... Kinda?

See, I have travelled a lot. I have used so many different currencies it's not funny. I have haggled with dirhams in Dubai, donated Australian dollars to charities, and bought bread with euros.

So I was running out of currencies to…

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Added by Amber Sofia on April 1, 2010 at 12:27am — 4 Comments

Working Name: Wonderment (inc. - if this goes anywhere)

So I know one needs both logic and creativity.

The way I see it there is enough logic and knowledge floating around the workspaces of today.

So I want to focus on a way of increasing creativity in adults much to the creativity levels children posess. However; one difference should ultimately exist between the creativity that the adults will posess in relation to a children's creativity: the naive…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 29, 2010 at 7:58am — 25 Comments

What are We Going to do with all this Salt?

About 70% of the planet is covered with ocean.

Around 97.2% of the earth's water is salt water.

We are facing a water crisis in many third and second world countries. In the near future the water crisis could spread into the more advanced nations; especially with the growing population. With such a small amount of water actually available and drinkable,…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 29, 2010 at 3:51am — 6 Comments

But who actually knows HOW TO BLOG?

You blog. I blog. We all blog.

Who has it down pat? Well no-one actually.

Some blogs are just better than others.

Recently - well of course recently seeing as my grand time as an Evoke member does not even total 48 hours - I have been reading a great many blogs by all of you. You never fail to amaze me. However, I find myself in despair over well. . . the sensitive topic of how to…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 28, 2010 at 7:36am — 5 Comments

Dinner 2020

March 10, 2020.

7pm.

My house.

I'm at home. I grabbed some takeaway on the way home from work - just the usual - organic stir fry with some free range chicken. It tastes ok, not as great as my food though. Although the food is concious of the origins of its ingredients, I cannot help noticing the fat content is relatively high. I check the nutrition information which I find within…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 10:26pm — 1 Comment

Is It Enough?

People around the globe all use a huge amount of energy. Every year the worldwide need for electric energy is growing. Electricity is an integral part of our life and we have to do out best to conserve it in order to continue its use in the future, as well as to avoid more pollution and acid rain with raises various other health and environmental issues.So, to cater for the massive need we have of electricity long with the environmental issues; we developed reusable energy…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment

THE NEW EVOKE HERO LIST.

My hero list has grown.

Honestly.

By like a few thousand people.

You are my heroes. All of you. Even if you have only just signed up.

Why?

Because even joining this site means you will be or have been motivated to make a difference. When you all blog I love to read your ideas because you inspire…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 9:26pm — 4 Comments

The Dominos Chain of Organic Food Fans

How to increase food security for someone is a... difficult mission considering healthy/safe food is available where I live. Organic food is available in the supermarket, but not everyone buys it due to its crazy price.

So my contributions to the mission were to

-Raise awareness aboutorganic food

-Contact the major supermarkets in relation to their pricing…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 9:10pm — 1 Comment

My Ideas Rethought Part 1

Ok so Ive read all your messages and comments and they've helped me a great deal. Any criticism has helped me develop. Each time I post a blog I think about it more. I am hoping you will all slowly see any progress or increased maturity.

I understand completely what you mean about the right combination of creativity + logic

And if you're right then the large amount of time I have on my hands…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 10:03am — 2 Comments

PEOPLE OF EVOKE: I Need Your Help ^^

Ok, so I sort of have this idea.

And I need YOUR HELP and ideas.

I am thinking of starting a, well I'm not sure what form yet, but somewhere where adults can go. The project will aim to increase creativity, 'thinking like a child' and widen one's perspective of the world.

Ultimately? It could take any…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 9:16am — 9 Comments

Spread The Word

Clean, safe, accessible water is an issue around the globe. So how can I make an impact on the output of a company who provides clean water to those who need it?

I am unemployed.

I am not yet an adult.

I have not started uni yet.

But I want to make an impact

So how could I possibly help a company? Donations are…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 7:29am — 7 Comments

Today's Leaders are Just Crying Out for Lego

Never let the child within you die.

Michelle's post [http://www.urgentevoke.com/profiles/blogs/the-secret-or-the-forgotten] made me stop and think. How much are we missing out on? As one goes through the education system not enough emphasis is placed upon creativity. As adults, playful, more individual ideas are often dismissed as 'childish' or…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 5:38am — 11 Comments

ITS NEW YEAR! In 2020 anyway...

People are piled on couches, all close friends. It is new years.

Only a minute until the start of the new decade.

You can hear the intake of breath, waiting for the final countdown.

'Five, four, three, two, ONE! Happy new year!'

'Welcome to 2020!'

'Hurrahh!'

Hugs and kisses are…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 4:48am — 1 Comment

Remember the Bigger Picture

People everywhere are creating more energy efficient ways to do things. Just everyday people. A friend of my dad recently bought himself a new 4x4, in which he then had the engine converted to run on leftover oil from fast food chains [i.e. McDonalds]. I’m sure people have done this before, but the wh*** concept…

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 1:45am — 2 Comments

WaterCredit

''At any given time, half of the world’s hospital beds are occupied by patients suffering from a water-related disease.''

''Every 15 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease.'' -That's four children dying per minute, or around 240 children dead every hour.

I don't care how many people have already blogged about it; it's absolutely amazing. […

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Added by Amber Sofia on March 27, 2010 at 12:47am — No Comments

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Ten years from now I will be in a political job assisting with people in the midlands of South Carolina particularly the rural working class and farmers. As the class of people that feed the nation I find that it is imperative that we assist with making sure they produce as much food as possible. I would like to support local scientists as well that are leading in research on how to produce food more efficiently. I will also be participating in missions to foreign countries to help people with…See More
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https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zQ49AvLkhA2w.kfbaOGer-lQYIf you click my link to my custom map using Google My Maps you will see the addition of a Emergency Shelter to be used in case of a tidal wave or other event from the sea. Included are new emergency routes on what will be an expanded highway to allow traffic to flow in the event of an emergency.See More
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