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Definition of "Tribe"

The World is made up of people who see themselves belonging to various tribal groups. Some are more obvious than others. Not all are related. Everyone is in fact multi-tribal. Here are some examples:

United States of America, Bay Area, California, Yorkshire, Scotland, Europe, Christian, Sunni Muslim, Church of England, Anglo Saxon, Manchester United, Mason, Postal Workers Union, Apache Native American, African American, Palestinian, Jewish Italian, Catholic Israeli, Hispanic, Basque, The European Union, The human race.

Many conflicts often arise between tribes. Conflict leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to violence, violence leads to murder which historically lays the seeds to the ultimate conflict: War.

Throughout this book I will normally use the expression "Sovereign Tribe(s)" or "Tribal State" to describe the grouping of people, whether they like their rulers or not, who reside in a physical geographic region which today is known as a country.

My Family Tribal Roots

I am neither white nor black as I am genetically an olive skinned Greek Cypriot.

Cyprus, Asia is a tiny independent Sovereign State in the Mediterranean. Both my parents and I were born in Egypt, Africa. All but one of my grandparents were born in Cyprus. My mother's mother and her ancestors as far back as the early 1800s were all Greek Cypriots but were born and lived in Turkey, Asia/Europe.

During the 1920s (Muslim) Turkish friends of my Grandmothers' (Christian) Greek Cypriot family saved their lives during a time of ethnic cleansing and massacres undertaken both by Greeks and Turks. Members of my family owe their lives to their Turkish friends by being smuggled out as stowaways on a ship in the dead of night from what is now the Turkish city of Istanbul.

My family and I left Egypt in 1962. It was not a good time to have British Commonwealth (Cypriot) connections in the country due to the knock on effect of the Suez crisis, so we moved to Britain, Europe.

I became a British Citizen in 1962 and spent most of my life living near London, but also lived in Mexico, USA and Denmark.

My first two children are British Citizens and have Irish, English and Russian blood. My two youngest are Danish Citizens and have Danish, Dutch and Swedish blood.


Quick Links for The Blueprint for the Eradication of Extreme Poverty and War by December 12th 2012

Simple Site Map

All the 600 issues (or topics) to bring about World Peace and the eradication of extreme poverty by December 12th 2012 are divided up into 12 main headings as found on the home page. Alternatively, you may find useful navigation hints below:

  • Download and optionally print the 12-12-12 book in whole or in part
  • Read a whole section online via the home page or via the exploded list index of all issues
  • Read each issue one by one. This is ideal if your internet speed is slow, or you wish to quickly translate a page
  • Search for a particular topic that is of interest to you
  • Listen to Andronicos "The Great's" unusual speech
  • Talk about the material in Senior High School or College lessons using the discussion topics (view some examples here)
  • Recite a touching poem about World Peace: The Ancient Song of The Human Race

Please note: this website is written in British English


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Ponder............
It will take an average person 12 hours to read and understand the contents of this website and listen to 'The Speech'. Is one hour a day for 12 days too long? Why don't you email the www.12-12-12.org link to 12 of your friends and discuss their opinions in 12 days time? Maybe the 7th person in your email chain can break the secret code and the 12th person, may hold the key to World Peace. Are you or someone in your family the 7th or 12th person?

Remember to bookmark www.12-12-12.org!

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The 12-12-12 website is an educational website that facilitates individual or group discussion. The coded 12-12-12 book is a snapshot, written over an 87 day period, of the major problems in the World as at March 17th 2002 and possibly how to resolve them. The author Andronicos has written it in an ironic style to act as a catalyst for constructive discussion.
This website does not solicit nor accept paid advertising or web awards. Neither does it solicit donations from other organisations, charities, corporations or members of the public.

© Andronicos 2003 (Who for the record, does not profess to greatness in any shape or form and is quite honoured by the amount of interest this project is attracting worldwide).
Last modified: 29 May 2007