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#DearNewZealand

Posted by Philip on 3 September 2016, 12:26 pm in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I love this campaign. It speaks to the heart of an issue of fundamental importance: how do we create a strong, robust future society. Our children are that future. I submitted this to the #DearNewZealand website today.

I would solve child poverty by creating a culture where every kid has what they need, for free. Shelter, clothes, food, learning environments, safety and love. All these things should be provided for free by the Government.

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Day of anti-silence

Posted by Philip on 11 June 2015, 6:41 pm in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

12 June is the "Day of Silence", "a day of action in which students across New Zealand vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, name-calling and harassment in schools."

At Epsom Girls Grammar School, however, 12 June will be a day of anti-silence. Students who are part of DIVINQ – a process targeted at senior students that I co-created with Jeannie Grant, which uses philosophical inquiry to explore the ways our identity is limited by assumptions, labels and fear of difference –will be taking a different tack.

We'll be shouting about bullying all over the school at lunchtime.

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When life leaves us blind, love keeps us kind

Posted by Philip on 23 September 2012, 6:18 pm in , , , ,

Linkin Park's beautiful song The Messenger reminded me today that, when we're fighting for change, we must remember love — it keeps us kind.

 

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As Love Draws Near

Posted by Philip on 12 July 2012, 6:31 pm in , , , , , , ,

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DEBUT MUSIC VIDEO!

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"As Love Draws Near" tells the story of how we all have the opportunity to move from fear to love by removing the labels that tie us down. The core message of this video is to encourage people to engage in social change and for individuals to accept diversity and who we really are.

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My first music video: As Love Draws Near

Posted by Philip on 6 July 2012, 2:02 pm in , , , , ,

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At long last –well actually, it didn't take as long as I expected – here's the music video for As Love Draws Near, the first of a musical collaboration with Arli Liberman. Thanks to the team at Borderless Productions for a great experience and superfast turnaround. Thanks also to the actors and extras who were involved. Enjoy – and if you like it, please spread the word!

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Happy New Year and I'm not doing anything I don't want to do

Posted by Philip on 10 January 2012, 8:21 pm in , , , , , , ,

Hello, it's 2012 - hope you had a great break. So, are you ready for change?

Not cataclysmic, apocalyptic, chronomatic, revelational change.

I mean subtle, gentle, influential and revolutionary change. Like this:

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