And the dreamers? Ah, the dreamers! They were and they are the true realists, we owe them the best ideas and the foundations of modern Europe(...). The first President of that Commission, Walter Hallstein, a German, said: "The abolition of the nation is the European idea!" - a phrase that dare today's President of the Commission, nor the current German Chancellor would speak out. And yet: this is the truth.
It's already been a year since we launched The Story of Stuff - a tour through our materials economy that became an internet viral sensation. Now we've got something new to celebrate the birthday of a short film that became a movement!
The Story of Stuff is going international and multi-lingual:
Four and a half million English speakers have seen The Story of Stuff, but until now, the rest of the world has been left in the dark. Well, we heard from the rest of the world with thousands of offers from volunteers to translate the movie. We took them up on their offer, and now you can give your international friends the best holiday gift of all: the gift of knowledge and hope for a sustainable future.
There's no better time than the holidays to remind ourselves that happiness does not come from stuff, but from the riches of community connection and empathy for our planet and its living creatures. We hope you will get a little more happiness from sharing this message with your friends around the world: www.storyofstuff.com/international/
Happy Holidays from Story of Stuff. If you don't find your language, and would like to help translate, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org "Subject line: Offer to translate: your language"
The 25 countries with the highest numbers of online viewers are listed below, with the number of views recorded in each. 1. United States 2,627,202 2. Canada 600,312 3. United Kingdom 135,477 4. Australia 100,454 5. Mexico 98,384 6. Germany 95,794 7. Israel 84,897 8. Brazil 83,037 9. India 66,330 10. Spain 60,624 11. Portugal 46,427 12. France 45,422 13. Netherlands 43,971 14. Romania 43,891 15. Argentina 33,352 16. Sweden 32,500 17. Italy 31,648 18. Singapore 27,105 19. Turkey 24,746 20. New Zealand 23,045 21. Colombia 22,147 22. Switzerland 21,673 23. Belgium 19,927 24. Austria 19,147 25. Greece 17,086