If you want to be a rebel, be kind.
Pancho Ramos Stierle

If You Want to Be a Rebel, Be Kind

If You Want to Be a Rebel, Be Kind

Nov 29, 2011-- The night before, Pancho Ramos Stierle heard about growing tensions in the community and thought, "If police are stepping up their violence, we need to go and step up our nonviolence." So on that Monday morning at 3:30AM, Pancho and his housemate Adelaja went to the site of the Occupy Oakland raid. With an upright back and half-lotus posture, they started meditating. The photos of Pancho meditating while being arrested by the police have become iconic. Yet that was just one blip in the story of an everyday hero with a truly remarkable tale. (136728 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionTake a stance on something that you deeply care about, with nothing but love for your "opponent."



Quote Bulletin


Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 316 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods May 13: 7 Lessons About Finding the Work You Were Meant to Do (0 reads) Apr 29: 5 Things Science Says Will Make You Happier (22,605 reads) Apr 18: 10 Ways to Have A Better Conversation (29,364 reads) Apr 10: Learning to Die (0 reads) May 5: The Strange Beautiful Side of Death (12,517 reads)

More ...