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Unformatted text preview: Resisted by talking shit about land owners Put pressure on land owners Smashed machines Filled gas tank with mud Put trees on road Resistance and religion o Sulak sivaraksa, thai activist, social critic, nobel prize nominee o Seeds of peace Buddhist ideas used by him: interdependence between things What does it mean for individuals and their selves? Using Buddhism to critique capitalism and globalization Capitolism and budhism are opposite Capitalism based on greed? Problems caused by globalization and capitalism in Thai society o Livelihood More people went to mall than to temple o Desires (for?) o Quantitative approach to measuring success Why did people in south (poor, developing countries) still want capitalism? The local elites perspective The ordinary peoples perspective...
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- Spring '09