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GNH (Gross National Happiness)

fact: "Bhutan was the last nation in the world to introduce television in 1999. Recently they banned a number of channels including international wrestling and MTV, which they felt did little to promote happiness."

photo gallery unfolding the Bhutan formula for calculating their GNH from bbc


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Posted: October 23rd, 2006
at 3:11pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: too good to be true,mnp is for the children,design,real life news

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Iranian Flavor

Iranian ninja training video.

from trendpimp

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Posted: October 23rd, 2006
at 3:03pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: myninjaplease,mnp is for the children,weaponry

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Cuz the Bush’s Love the Children[?]

So, let’s start from the beginning. Some of you may have heard of an educational program in this country called ‘No Child Left Behind‘, instituted during Bush’s first term [this isn’t commentary for or against that program, which remains controversial as it supposedly encourages ‘teaching to the test’].

Neil Bush is our president’s younger brother, who seems to have been a little bit of a failure until recently. What changed you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. Neil is now experiencing measured success distributing a new teaching aid, ‘curriculum on wheels‘ [or COWs], that basically uses various multimedia methods of covering information that will most likely be seen on the state testing material in place due to ‘No Child Left Behind’. It projects videos, plays music and lectures…basically, its a teahcer in a box with all the answers to the test. Backed by some Saudi investors, Neil has sold 1,700 of the units since 2005, mainly in Texas, where Houston’s school system has recently authorized 200,000 dollars for COW purchases.

Now, I don’t want to throw around assumptions here, but let’s all think for a moment. President’s [loser] brother, getting rich off of a questionable education reform system, instituting pseudo teacher-replacing technology, in Texas, with financial backing from Saudi investors. Only things missing are some hanging chads in Florida.

I mean, a machine that ‘teaches’ children government controlled information through sing-song memorization? I guess Orwell and Huxley are off the reading list.

Article from BusinessWeek
Neil Bush‘s company, Ignite!, and the COWs

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 9:22am by orangemenace

Categories: computers,business,mnp is for the children,politricks,real life news

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The 13 Moral Virtues According to B. Frank

1.Temperance. Eat not to Dulness. Drink not to Elevation.

2.Silence. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself. Avoid trifling Conversation.

3.Order. Let all your Things have their Places. Let each Part of your Business have its Time.

4.Resolution. Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.

5.Frugality. Make no Expense but to do good to others or yourself: i.e., Waste nothing.

6.Industry. Lose no time. Be always employ’d in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary Actions.

7.Sincerity. Use no hurtful Deceit. Think innocently and justly; and if you speak, speak accordingly.

8.Justice. Wrong none, by doing Injuries or omitting the Benefits that are your Duty.

9.Moderation. Avoid Extreams. Forbear resenting Injuries so much as you think they deserve.

10.Cleanliness. Tolerate no Uncleanness in Body, Cloaths, or Habitation.

11.Tranquility. Be not disturbed at Trifles, or at Accidents common or unavoidable.

12. Chastity. Rarely use Venery but for Health or Offspring; Never to Dullness, Weakness, or the Injury of your own or anothera€™s Peace or Reputation.

13.Humility. Imitate Jesus and Socrates.

list at happiness-project

Of course… this dude raped his slaves.

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Posted: October 19th, 2006
at 7:43am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: hood status,life,mnp is for the children

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I Used To Hate on Cena

But since hes proclaimed that "Hes [KFED] got like John Cena street cred and less talent then Paris Hilton," hes alright.

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Posted: October 18th, 2006
at 9:12am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: celebrity,not ninja-worthy,mnp is for the children

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Smashing Pumpkins (In An English Sense)

How to make really intricate pumpkin designs. All Hallows Eve is fast approaching. Under the cover of darkness, this is the one night you can be sure to catch a ninja watching People Under the Stairs and carving a pumpkin. Check out the face of the evil shogun above.

from villafanestudios

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Posted: October 13th, 2006
at 9:08am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: hood status,art,mnp is for the children

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Blind Ninjas Use Swords Too

If you’re blind, you can still thrash with a blade, and if you have no cabinet you can still be presidential. Then there’s that blind ninja in the Boondocks who gets killed by granddad… on second thought, just click either picture to be amazed and surprised.

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Posted: October 12th, 2006
at 11:38am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: mnp is for the children,weaponry

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My Ninja, Please! 10/10/06: No Spanish Witches in this town

We here at MNP like to encourage reading [as you may have noticed, we’ve even got you reading right now]. Especially important though are the younger ninjas, what with TV and videogames sucking up all their attention. So, while maybe not really the illest of books [I’m a Tolkien fan myself], the Harry Potter series seems like a good thing. Kids put down the remote control and pick up a book, stretch the imagination a little…no harm done. That is, unless you’re from Georgia [aparently], where a mother from the suburbs of Atlanta is trying to get the books banned from the library/schools, as they encourage Wicca and evil, blah blah blah.

Luckily, the schoolboard feels this is extreme, and would force them to ban other books containing witches and magic, so its a no go.

But theres more. Earlier this year residents of the same town convinced the library board to do away with the $3,000 set aside for Spanish language books. Why, you ask? Well they felt that reading material shouldn’t be provided to people who might be illegal immigrants [because, if you didn’t know, all Spanish speakers are fence jumpers].

While this decision was reversed, I think it stands as proof that yokels shouldn’t be involved in politics, democracy or not.

Article from Sci-Fi Weekly [odd, I know]

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Posted: October 10th, 2006
at 9:03am by orangemenace

Categories: myninjaplease,mnp is for the children,fo' real?

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Tr*$t the Police

Muppet NWA music video mashup.

from vidilife

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Posted: October 5th, 2006
at 4:33pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: music,celebrity,mnp is for the children

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