Sunday, August 10, 2008

Summer Olympics 2008 Boycott

Held a sort of impromptu information event about the Olympic Boycott at my island on Friday night. 5-7 p.m. I initially had the information and images that I got from avatar Scarabeus Kurka. Then I put up linked copies of an email from about the impact of the Olympics on the people of China. Then I found out about the concert in support of the Tibetan people by Space Junky and put a copy of their Tibetan Olympic Torch on my land. They have over a hundred sims participating.

Overall a very good day for both the giving and taking of info.

All the info is still there and you can take copies of most of it.

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Ana Herzog, avatar in the virtual world of Second Life, expounds on the semiotics of identity in the metaverse, alternate realities, feminism, artistic expression and the growing use of SL as a a progressive networking tool. Second Ana was born into Second Life on July 8th of 2006. Her island, The Womens Center, will officially open on the Autumnal Equinox. She owns Casita Gaia, an Interior Furnishings Boutique in Barcelona del Oeste. She is the local coordinator for CODEPINK SL. CODEPINK SL is an international chapter of CODEPINK Women for Peace. CODEPINK is also represented by our hut hangout on Commonwealth Island where our neighbors include the ACLU and Green Peace.