Tiger woods gets paid over $30,000,000.00 per year (thats over 8,219.18 per day) while the workers in sweat shops get paid 2.46 per day in Indonesia, 1.60 per day in Vietnam, and 1.75 per day in China. Baltazar, an Indonesian worker says “If I don’t work overtime I can not survive.” Baltazar works an average of 40 hours overtime each week. In vietnam Nike has been found guilty of illegally forcing overtime and hazardous working environments.

Nike shoes cost $5.00 to make yet they sell for $100.00 in stores. What does this imbalance say about America?

It seems that in America we do not see the value of a strong community. The mentality is make as much money as you can, keep it, and do anything to make more, more, more! While in other places the mentality is make as much money as you can and contribute to your community.

American government and society needs to become aware of the value of a healthy family. If you have healthy families then you have a strong community, and a prosperous country! We need to realize that If we support the families of America then society as a whole benefits.

If you are feeling particularly soulfull and wish to change the world in a positive way then write and/or call Nike at:

NIKE Inc.

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Beaverton, OR 97005

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In fact Thor hates it. I placed a one dollar bill in front of him and he dind’t even look at it. Then I placed a ten and he showed the same reaction. I moved it close to his nose and as he caught a whiff of it’s evil aroma he veered his head back in disgust.

What does this say?

Place a ten dollar bill in font of anyone who understands what money is and they’ll at least look at it. Most would go so far as to steal it. If you past the obvious and use critical thinking I have concluded that it is perfectly possible to live happily without money.

On the subject of money… earlier today I was on the phone with this lady from the Academy of art university and we were talking about their summer art classes. I heard (from a reliable source) they were free and when I looked it up they were 532 dollars. She told me that “nothing is free” I replied with “Well it depends where you look” and then she blabbed on about what a good opportunity this is. She then used an example “If there was an acting class for $500 dollars and it was taught by Robin Williams then I would jump in the opportunity!”

“haha well that’s funny because he has so much money it would be a waist of his time! If that is what he really wanted to do he would do it for free.”

So there — “money is not trade able because it is changeable.” -Kiron Wagner