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November 5th - A Night of A Million Masks


Offbeat  (tags: November 5th, Night of a Million Masks, Guy Fawkes Day, Anonymous, protests, rallies, raise your voice, stand up, reclaim the light of freedom )

Sheryl
- 2043 days ago - youtube.com
The youth are gearing up for A worldwide day of protests and this wonderful funny video shows how. Guy Fawkes Day, to Remember Remember the 5th of November. We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not Forget. Expect Us.



   

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Tamara Hayes (185)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 8:06 am
Wow, that was powerful! I will definitely be watching and wearing my mask. I think it is amazing to watch how our younger generations are standing up for their freedoms, rights, and equality for all. We must never forget, nor shall we be silent! Brilliant post Ms. Dandelion/peacedove.
 

Christeen A (300)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 9:48 am
Another great post. Thank you. Where can I get a mask?
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 9:56 am
Being that it is around Halloween you might be able to pick it up in a local shop selling Halloween wear. There are many places on the internet to buy the mask. Just do a search for Guy Fawkes masks for sale or V for Vendetta Mask. I pulled up this link right away, although there are others.
Mask for $6.99 for sale of Guy Fawkes
 

Terrie Williams (798)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 10:10 am
Remember, remember, the 5th of November.......

Cool Video, thanks, Sheryl!
 

Terry V (30)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 10:29 am
thanks
 

Neill Abayon (667)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 10:41 am
Nice mask. I love the beat and the dancing. :) Thanks.
 

Barbara K (61)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 11:57 am
Wow, what an energetic video. I think Anonymous does a great and important job. Desperately want them to watch Michigan's elections. There is something rotten going on with them. Now to find me a mask.
 

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:07 pm
Love the Video!
Noted & Shared. Thanks Dandelion.
 

divergent r (309)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:09 pm
Christeen,it's Hallloween,plenty of masks around I think.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:26 pm
Yes, indeed Tasunka, as the video showed a few had homemade masks on and there was one in some green suit, looked like a green Spider Man. Join in, that is the most important thing. Stand up Speak out.
 

JL A (281)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:47 pm
Thanks so much Dandelion!
 

Pat B (356)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:29 pm
Thanks, Dandelion. I think I'll look next time I'm up in Austin....thanks.!!!
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:37 pm
The video is very powerful, thank you.
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:49 pm
Thanks Dandelion
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:18 pm
Thank You, Dandelion ~~
 

Nicole W (646)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:28 pm
ty Dandelion for posting and Ed for forwarding
 

. (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:41 pm
I keep threatening to come to work dressed as V every once in a while. Maybe I should just do it Nov. 5th.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:42 pm
Good idea, can't think of a better day to do it on.
 

Rose Becke (141)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:52 pm
Great Video Dandelion
 

Lynda W (64)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:16 pm
Thank you Christeen, think it would be more powerful if they take the masks off at end, the truth is not to be hidden !
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:21 pm
Good idea. The reason for the masks is because the protest is on Guy Fawkes Day and the movie V for Vendetta was about Guy Fawkes and that was the mask used in the movie.
 

Athena F (131)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 6:59 pm
Thank you for this!

I hope many people do go out and protest. Not only is it a great chance to get away from the isolation that is computer-land and into fresh air, it's a chance to meet other like-minded people and have fun doing it.

In many day-to-day situations, the anonymity of the computer screen is a crutch, a buffer, a way to keep ourselves separate from others. To make reality easier to deal with. It is easy to believe "we" are more important than "them", since we can dismiss "them" by pressing a button. And the "them" can change at any time because we can see them as faceless zombie hordes, just "sheeple".

But they aren't. They are people. Just like us. They are just sometimes very different than we are. We need to stop "shutting off" and actually trying to interact. We need to bring about understanding, or realize that unfortunately, some are so far beyond understanding and reason, that more drastic steps must be taken. It's necessary if we are going to survive as a species. The inaction gets us nowhere.

But something like this, something for a cause, people working together, is a different thing. The anonymity can be a good idea. It can free you to get out there and do things maybe you wouldn't do normally. If you can support a cause AND have a good time at the same time, all the better. If enough people get out and DO something, and the jerks-in-power SEE the numbers of people out there in the flesh, maybe things will actually start getting done.
 

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:01 pm
Noted and shared
 

Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:09 pm
Very nicely said A F. I am aware of this Ros, that is why there are now videos online that show people how to apply the make-up to look like either the Guy Fawkes mask or anything else they want to be. Thereby it is not a mask but make up.

Wonder if wearing a mask at Halloween will send one to jail as well or being a mime. Harpers Government is being as punitive in many ways as the USA, if one can't think of one thing here, then our northern neighbor is doing it's fair share. I've never seen Canada so bad on so many fronts. Is very sad, I was in hopes they could pull us to a better place but it seems to have gone the other way.
 

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:22 pm
love this!!
 

Connie O (45)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 8:17 pm
Great video. TY!
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 10:58 pm
I'm ready and I have the mask. Now we need a million or two more people to join in.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 12:36 am
I don't know what to say. This is the forth comment and still don't like it. But I won't delete it, even if it says nothing :)
 

Giana Peranio Paz (398)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:52 am
Wonderful moves, thanks Dandelion, I will remember the date. I think that if I wore a mask to work I would probably be committed immediately...
 

Marija M (25)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 5:25 am
noted, thanks
 

Sheryl G (359)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 5:30 am
Ahhhh......gee Giana, just tell them your an artist and this is an experiment for the day.....lol
 

Arild Warud (174)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 6:00 am
Thanks Sheryl.
 

john byrne (50)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 6:37 am

Its reassuring to see the young going about the protection of their heritage.In a world run by self interest that is trying to over run the will of the citizens.People must unite world wide just as the oil lobby has, have no doubts they will stop at nothing to rule, side by side with the people you voted to represent your views & welfare & your land. T.Y.Dandelion.
 

kate K (481)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 7:27 am
noted too Thank you Ed for the video
 

(2)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:47 pm
Where can I get a mask? The youth have surprised me with their willingness to stand up!
 

Diane K (134)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 6:59 pm
Guy Fawkes, interesting. thanks for sharing!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 18, 2013, 1:36 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 6:18 pm
Noted. Many thanks, Dandelion. I thoroughly enjoyed that video. What wonderful creativity and abundant energy the youth have! And, V For Vendetta is one of my all-time favorite movies.....loved the ending. And, in the ending, the masks were finally removed. Looking forward to the Fifth of November. Hopeful!
 

roxy H (350)
Monday October 21, 2013, 11:05 pm
lol, I get a kick out of all the "young people" comments. o.0
 

roxy H (350)
Monday October 21, 2013, 11:09 pm
tbh "young people" are not the ones leading the revolutions around the world. but they will be the ones left to run the world
 

alicia m (97)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 1:43 am
noted, gracias
 

Lona Goudswaard (66)
Friday November 1, 2013, 8:52 am
Looking forward to November 5 in Amsterdam.
 
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