Touré calls out 9/11 Media Hype & Touristy Nostalgia.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 11, 2011
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Touré on 9/11 & the Media: What is our Intention?


The Last Video
we’ll watch on 9/11…until next year.

At the end of this sharp, troubling, inspiring monologue…a contemplative silence, from Dylan Ratigan (who’d just done an hour special on 9/11). Are we talking about that day of infamy because we feel it…or because we’re gawking, like tourists, or counting our viewer numbers, like money-grubbing capitalists selling We the People on nostalgia?

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.

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  1. […] through as well. I find this ironic because it wasn’t me who messed up on 9/11. It was the people who are now treating me as if I can’t be trusted. It is the height of irony and hypocrisy that the people who dropped […]