Essay about Green Revoltuion

Submitted By Sk8kid226
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Joseph Kony is the leader of a group called the LRA, or the rebels, in Uganda, Africa. It supposedly uses the 10 commandments as their ideology, but really does not. They are a terrorist group who abducts children and are the cause of many horrible crimes. You can search Stop Kony 2012 on YouTube to watch a 30 minute video about this, and find out about the full story.
To tell you more about Joseph Kony, he is the head of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a Ugandan guerrilla group. While initially enjoying strong public support, the LRA turned brutally on its own supporters, supposedly to "purify" the Acholi people and turn Uganda into a theocracy. Kony proclaims himself the spokesperson of God and a spirit medium, primarily of the Holy Spirit, which the group believes can represent itself in many manifestations. Ideologically, the group is a syncretic mix of of mysticism, Acholi nationalism, and Christian fundamentalism, and claims to be establishing a theocratic state based on the Ten Commandments and local Acholi tradition.
The Invisible Children are a foundation that raises money to stop Kony and help get awareness for this huge issue. Here is a quote from the website on what they are all about:
“We are storytellers, activists and everyday people who use the power of media to inspire young people to help end the longest running armed conflict in Africa. We make documentaries, tour them around the world, and lobby our nation’s leaders to make ending this conflict a