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The Wave - what is it about?
THE WAVE.tk ^ | Last updated April, 2009 | n/a

Posted on 09/02/2009 10:34:38 PM PDT by Cindy

Note: Videos and photos included.

SNIPPET: "In 1967, at the Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California, World History teacher Ron Jones was asked about the Holocaust by a student. "Could it happen here?".

According to the press release accompanying the latest retelling of the events that followed, "Jones came up with an unusual answer. He decided to have a two week experiment in dictatorship. His idea was to explain fascism to his class through a game, nothing more. He never intended what resulted, where his class would be turned into a Fascist environment. Where students gave up their freedom for the prospect of being superior to their neighbors.

Monday morning he straightened the classroom, dimmed the lights and played Wagnerian music. The word "discipline" was written on the blackboard. He then had the students sit up straight in their chairs with hands placed flat across the small of their backs. In this setting, he devoted the remainder of the class to the topic of discipline.

By the second day, Jones developed a special greeting, a wave. It became known as the Third Wave, and if students saw each other outside class, they were to use it. In his lectures, Jones went from "discipline," to "strength through community," and then to "strength through action."

By midweek, his "experiment" expanded to sixty students, and by the week's end, more than two hundred were participating. Other teachers and the school's principal stood by and watched.

The first sign of concern came when some students had taken it uponthemselves to report others who did not conform. After just four days, things got out of hand. Jones feared for the safety of a few students who refused to participate. To his dismay and alarm, the experiment was so blindly embraced by the students, that he cut the project short. "Initially I just wanted to show my students how powerful the pressure to belong can be, but the exercise got out of control. A momentum began to build that I couldn't slow, or even deter. I became frightened by the day-to-day happenings in class, and was forced to call it off," recalls Jones.

Overnight, Jones became the subject of national controversy, sparking discussion on the appropriateness of exposing young adults to life's realities. To some, he was an innovative hero and teacher; to others he was a Communist. Many people were shocked and embarrassed that the same mentality which led to the Holocaust could develop so quickly, in 1967, in a pristine all-American setting, and an academic town no less, home to the well-known Stanford University."

Read more at the web site http://www.thewave.tk


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1 posted on 09/02/2009 10:34:38 PM PDT by Cindy
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from the link http://thewave.tk

SNIPPET: “About this website.

This page is set up to document the many different appearances of ‘The Wave’. Another recommended internet source of information is the Wikipedia entry on The Third Wave.”


2 posted on 09/02/2009 10:35:14 PM PDT by Cindy
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Thanks for this thread, Cindy.


3 posted on 09/02/2009 10:37:31 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (BG x 2 (and a heartbeat was heard today....))
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Ok, I’ve been hearing a bit about “the third wave.”

Here’s my post:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2330717/posts

Let’s see what thewave,tk is linking to regarding “the third wave.”

Well, I don’t know because the link the web site owner links to is 404.

Here is the link for reference:
http://www.vaniercollege.qc.ca/Auxiliary/Psychology/Frank/Thirdwave.html


4 posted on 09/02/2009 10:37:51 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Brad's Gramma; Jet Jaguar

You’re welcome Brad’s gramma.

Jet Jaguar pointed me thewave.tk so I’m exploring out loud here.


5 posted on 09/02/2009 10:38:52 PM PDT by Cindy
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Adding to post no. 1:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVRXXbU-z7U
“Cults: The Wave - Part 1”

Video Description - Quote:

May 13, 2007
(less info)

1981 - Based on the real experience of a high school class in Palo Alto, CA in April 1967, whose teacher wanted to explain the rise of the Nazi party to his students.

To buy The Wave on DVD, go to http://www.amazon.com/The-Wave-by-Ale...
Category: News & Politics

#

http://www.amazon.com/The-Wave-by-Alexander-Grasshoff/dp/B00132XZNI

Video:

“The Wave by Alexander Grasshoff”
Format:
DVD


6 posted on 09/02/2009 10:40:19 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2330790/posts?page=222#222

#

http://www.ronjoneswriter.com/videos.html

SNIPPET: “Ron Jones’s Stories on Videotape

The Wave”

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Quote - Snippet:

http://www.outspokenideas.com/html/the_wave.html

THE WAVE
Ron Jones Stories Volume I

For the first time on video Ron Jones talks about an exorcism - his haunting vision about fascism - and what really happened in his classroom experiment called
THE WAVE

currently printed in 9 languages with over 1,500,000 copies sold. The Wave is currently
being performed as a play in 16 nations.
Not Rated - Parental Discretion Advised
60 minutes Color VHS NTSC $29.95


7 posted on 09/02/2009 10:43:43 PM PDT by Cindy
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Third Wave, Tides foundation, Tsunami (received 4 million dollars from the Tides Foundation)...What the heck???!!!

http://www.undueinfluence.com/tsunami.htmaol

Who funds the radical left in America?

http://www.westernjournalism.com/?page_id=3107


8 posted on 09/02/2009 10:50:48 PM PDT by dianed
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I went over to YouTube and brought these videos back to watch.

Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94iNrSrfGmY
“The Obama Youth Corps Wave p1”

Video Description - Quote:

Subscribe
LookUpHigher
May 24, 2009

The Wave redux, hitler youth group think, edited with an Obama speech and several city year commercials, as well as a bunch of shorter clips, and the famous don’t taze me bro. Obama youth, sept 12, national day of service m.i.a.c. mandatory service corps give act secure corps

Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Tags: wave redux hitler youth group think edited with an Obama speech and several city year commercials don’t taze me bro sept 12 national day of service m.i.a.c. mandatory corps give act secure

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfgYffpQz5g

“The Obama Youth Corps Wave p2”

Video Description - Quote:

LookUpHigher
May 24, 2009

The Wave redux, hitler youth group think, edited with an Obama speech and several city year commercials, as well as a bunch of shorter clips, and the famous don’t taze me bro. Obama youth, sept 12, national day of service. m.i.a.c. mandatory service corps give act secure corps

More info

http://www.travelersunite.com/blog/20...
Category: Nonprofits & Activism
Tags: wave redux hitler youth group think edited with an Obama speech and several city year commercials don’t taze me bro sept 12 national day of service m.i.a.c. mandatory corps give act secure


9 posted on 09/02/2009 10:52:51 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: dianed

Sorry, Tsunami link is......

http://www.undueinfluence.com/tsunami.htm


10 posted on 09/02/2009 10:53:18 PM PDT by dianed
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To: Cindy

Wasn’t there a movie about this? I think I remember seeing it... and if I dreamed it... then someone should make said movie so I can watch it. :)


11 posted on 09/02/2009 10:55:46 PM PDT by PureSolace (Trust in God)
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2330790/posts?page=222#222

Anyway, finishing up by looking at the previous thread post:

SLTRIB.com - THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: "PARENTS UPSET OVER 'LEFTIST PROPAGANDA' VIDEO Education - Prinicipal apologizes for showing 'I Pledge' to students." by Lisa Scencker (Updated September 1, 2009, 10:45 pm MDT)
Video: "I Pledge!"

7 posted on 09/02/2009 3:58:49 PM PDT by Cindy

12 posted on 09/02/2009 10:57:40 PM PDT by Cindy
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13 posted on 09/02/2009 10:58:36 PM PDT by Dumpster Baby (Bacon,smokless powder,and boobs are proof that God loves us.)
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To: Dumpster Baby

Thanks for the additional video Dumpster Baby.


14 posted on 09/02/2009 10:59:22 PM PDT by Cindy
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Looking back in history, let’s look at this video with English-language subtitles:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KgJQUXr2Ws

“Hitler speech (English subtitles)”

Video Description - Quote:

From Triumph of the Will

Category: People & Blogs
Tags: Hitler speech


15 posted on 09/02/2009 11:05:39 PM PDT by Cindy
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Two more videos on the internet inspired by the last presidential election:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08BAfKCfu74

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sG6ureeTw2E


16 posted on 09/02/2009 11:09:55 PM PDT by Cindy
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I found the movie of the wave experiment on you tube video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVRXXbU-z7U

Since this month is the 70th year anniversary of Germany's Invasion of Poland, this would be a good time to review this movie. Peace.

17 posted on 09/02/2009 11:10:34 PM PDT by PureSolace (Trust in God)
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Adding this last video to post no. 16:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssC7aSZnAX8


18 posted on 09/02/2009 11:12:12 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: PureSolace

Yes and at this link here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2330790/posts?page=222#222

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Remembering Germany invading Poland here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/1/newsid_3506000/3506335.stm


19 posted on 09/02/2009 11:17:53 PM PDT by Cindy
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Adding to post no. 12:

A different pledge.

Quote:

www.americorps.gov/about/pledge/index.asp

About AmeriCorps >

The AmeriCorps Pledge

As an AmeriCorps member, you are expected to adhere to the AmeriCorps pledge. ( If you don’t have a pledge certificate, ask your project director for one.) The pledge represents the commitment you have taken to serve not just this year, but in the years ahead.

The AmeriCorps Pledge

I will get things done for America -
to make our people safer,
smarter, and healthier.

I will bring Americans together
to strengthen our communities.

Faced with apathy,
I will take action.

Faced with conflict,
I will seek common ground.

Faced with adversity,
I will persevere.

I will carry this commitment
with me this year and beyond.

I am an AmeriCorps member,
and I will get things done.


20 posted on 09/02/2009 11:27:42 PM PDT by Cindy
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