Articles by Francisco Gomes de Matos

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Ecolinguistic Communication
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Sep 2014

Rhymed Reflections

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Let’s Wave the Nonkilling Flag: A Global Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Sep 2014

When the Nonkilling Flag we wave
We show our community how to be brave

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Humankind-Improving Concepts
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Aug 2014

A Rhymed Reflection

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Let’s Open a Nonkilling Door: A Global Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Aug 2014

When we see or read/hear about many innocent persons being brutally killed in a current war
Let´s plead guilty globally for Humankind is becoming more shamefully destructive than before

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(Português) Por Uma Pedagogia dos Humilhados
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jul 2014

Uma Reflexão Rimada

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(Português) Diferenças entre ESCREVER e REDIGIR
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jul 2014

Posso saber escrever, mas redigir, saberei?
As diferenças entre os dois processos, explicar saberei?

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60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Poem-Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Jun 2014

Sixty years ago the UDHR was proclaimed
Humankind’s living conditions to improve

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Nonkilling Peace between East and West: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 May 2014

When will East and West be able to live in Nonkilling Peace?
When all conflicts and wars within or between them will cease.

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On Dignity in Democracy
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jan 2014

A Rhymed Reflection Dedicated to Litang Cui

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Globally Needed: A Nonkilling Musical Conscience
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2013

If in a song we hear the life-destructing verb to kill
Does it mean that its composers make life stand still?

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(Português) Pela Dignidade Terminológica: Um Apelo
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Dec 2013

Reflexões rimadas traduzidas-adaptadas do original (inglês) “On terminological dignity for human beings”. A tradução é dedicada aos terminológos que se dedicam à língua portuguesa.

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War No More
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Dec 2013

A poem-plea dedicated to Johan Galtung.

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On Nelson Mandela`s Legacy to the History of Dignity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2013

Nelson Mandela left us physically
but he is still among us dignifyingly

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On DIGNITechnologizing
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2013

Since Literacy has been called the Technology of the Intellect
Dignity could be referred to as the Technology of Deep Respect

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NONKILLING: A New Force for a Peaceful World
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2013

Rhymed Reflections

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(Português) Os Direitos da Criança Sob a Perspectiva do Não Matar: Apelo aos Adultos
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2013

Em nome das crianças do mundo, estas Reflexões Rimadas são apresentadas:
Como crianças, estamos felizes por saber que temos o direito de brincar.
Por isso, adultos, considerem seriamente o que nós vamos reivindicar

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School Subject Textbook Authors for Nonkilling: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Mar 2013

School subject textbook authors,
Globally, you play a very relevant role in Education:
Provide contents to learners` multifaceted preparation
Millions of children, adolescents and adults benefit from the materials you produce

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Filmmakers for Nonkilling
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Feb 2013

Filmmakers,
Creatively, you seek world audiences to entertain
through increasingly varied genres of filmmaking
but sadly, a tradition of violence many movies sustain
and viewers are exposed to cruel forms of killing

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On a Draft UN Declaration on the Right to Peace
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Feb 2013

Of all the many political documents in which Humankind may excel
there is one in which universal human intent is expressed well:

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On my Soul
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jan 2013

Rhymed Reflection

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The Right to Live Peacefully
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jan 2013

If the Right to Life and the Right to Peace we combine
a new, deeply humanizing right will be yours and mine…

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For Nonkilling Education: A Plea to Humankind
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Dec 2012

Rhymed Reflections

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Nonkilling Lessons from the Connecticut Killings
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Dec 2012

The world cries again; innocent lives in Connecticut were sacrificed
and current legislation for gun control and use once more unsufficed…

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A Peace Paradigm
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2012

Dedicated to Bernard Spolsky
Conflict resolution, Nonviolent resolution, Nonkilling resolution, Peaceful resolution, Peaceful (re)solution, PEACE is the solution!

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The Right to Water
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Oct 2012

To Water all human beings should have the right
but why isn´t that vital right always in sight?

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On The Dignity of Being Forgetful
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Oct 2012

Rhymed Reflection

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Dignity in Charity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Oct 2012

When, in the media, people boast of their charity
Doesn´t that behavior violate humanitarian dignity?

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Prerequisites to Planetary Peace: A Nonkilling Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Oct 2012

In a critical perspective, all current political systems would be taught
Their peace-nonviolence-nonkilling common denominators would be sought

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TRANSCENDING Multidimensionally: A rhymed reflection
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Oct 2012

What will happen when politically all Humankind transcend?
To more dignifying political systems we will ascend

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A Global Plea for Spiritual Dignity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2012

Rhymed Reflections
When religious/spiritual systems are communicatively disrespected and violated
Universal spiritual dignity is not only being infected but literally decimated

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On PEACE: An Artistic Paradigm
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Sep 2012

PEACE can be verbalized
PEACE can be imagined : PEACE universalized !

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Defining DIGNITY Didactically through Rhymed Reflections
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Sep 2012

DIGNITY has to do with character elevation
It also refers to one`s wisdom in conversation

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Distinctive Features of NONKILLING
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Sep 2012

NONKILLING dignifies personal power
NONKILLING dignifies public power

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The History of Humankind Is Also a History of Dignification
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Aug 2012

A Rhymed Reflection
If, on the one hand, the history of Humankind is a history of edification
On the other hand, the history of Humankind is also a history of humiliation

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A Peace Nonkillingly Sustained
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Aug 2012

Many types of peace Humankind may see
Many ways of promoting peace there may be

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Communicative Humiliation: A Sociolinguistic Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Aug 2012

1. How is humiliation communicated in your community: by spoken/written/sign language/gestures?
2. In what social contexts does/did the humiliation take place? Home/work/school/public places (church, stadiums, political meetings, shopping malls, parades, etc)

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Glenn Paige Nonkilling Schools: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Aug 2012

To establish a school aimed at genocide-prevention education
calls for a compassionate, courageous, Nonkilling transformation
In the village of Kazimia, Eastern Congo, a Glenn Paige Nonkilling
School can be found

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Rhymed Reflections: Dignity in Human Rights, Literature and Spirituality
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Jul 2012

Human Rights educators/practitioners,
In your advocacy, efforts, initiatives for/in/through Human Rights, much
more dignity you can bring…

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On Writing Peace Poetry
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jul 2012

When poetry for peace we write
We mean a much deeper might

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On Types of Humiliation: A Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jul 2012

Who has been subjected to what type of humiliation? A checklist (nouns ending in -ATION)

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Rhymed Reflections
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jul 2012

Mediators, To Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice, more dignity you can bring…

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Knowledge for/in/through Dignity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2012

In this age of digital learning, so much knowledge Humankind can embrace
but humanizingly, dignifyingly knowledge do we know how to trace?

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A Plea of Pleas for Nonkilling
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Apr 2012

Rhymed Reflections Dedicated to the Center for Global Nonkilling

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Creativity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Apr 2012

Where is Creativity?

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On TRANSCENDING: Rhymed Reflections
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Apr 2012

1. When will humankind be able to peacefully TRANSCEND?
When to all forms of violence and killing we will put AN END.

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