- The Book
- The Philosophy of Liberty
2013 Spring Newsletter
THE MOVIE, KAZAKHSTAN, GERMANY, AFRICA, INDIA, VIETNAM, CHINA, LITHUANIA, NEPAL, KOREA, ALBANIA, THE BALKANS, POLAND, FRANCE, JAPAN, ITALY, SLOVENIA, SLOVAKIA, ARMENIA, ESTONIA.
Animator Keith Baxter (L) (Disney, DreamWorks, and Universal) has teamed with Producer Matthew Parker (R) (Codex Media) and a team of libertarians in Hollywood to prepare for the full length feature film. For a copy of the business plan and investment potential, please contact me or Matthew Parker.
Exciting news from Pavel Koktyshev (below right), "I am definitely interested in publishing JG in Kazakh and Russian as well! Sorry for the long response time but now I have some news for you! We are going to organize a Gala dinner at our Economic Freedom conference in the end of April to raise some money to start translation. And I found a very enthusiastic composer from my city, Lyudmila Melnikova (below left). She is a member of the Union of Composers of Kazakhstan, a member of the Union of Journalists of Kazakhstan and we are both going to make a musical. She is a renowned professional in making music for kids. Her CDs are distributed all over Kazakhstan and Russia. And we want to ask your permision to make a libretto from your book. We will communicate on this project with you constantly to be sure that the meaning is correct. Now I am really enthusiastic!"
Background of Pavel Koktyshev and his interest in The Philosophy of Liberty: "I am director of the free market think tank 'Institute for Public Policy' in Kazakhstan. I am finishing my bachelors degree in International Relations this year and 2 years ago I started to work with CAFMI in Kyrgyzstan to organize some seminars and lectures in Almaty (close to Bishkek). 6 months ago we decided to establish our own think tank and our friend Mirsuljan helps us a lot. In a fact the first time I saw the animation “Philosophy of Liberty” 1 year ago. And I made a presentation based on this animation at my university political science class. As I remember I got an 'A' grade from the teacher and applause from my classmates.
"It helps me a lot during my work at the first free-market think tank in Kazakhstan 'Institute for public policy'. I also recommend this animation to any freedom fighters and activists to get courage and motivation to find the moral basis about why freedom is important. Because in such countries as Kazakhstan when too many people and media argue for moral reasons of using violence of state over individuals and the greatness of 'effective dictatorship' we need to oppose it with the very clear message that freedom matters.
"For me your 'Philosophy of Liberty' is some kind of 'Mendeleev’s table of chemical elements' because it shows all elements of the 'Philosophy of freedom' and freedom itself. The great importance of this animation is to show basic values and natural roots of freedom for modern society. I use it when we organize seminars with students and I show it to our volunteers and interns because it puts values in the right order for them. I also watch this short movie to put my thoughts in a right order. It helps me a lot to keep in mind my basic values.
"Our think tank is a value based organization and we promote values and the 'Philosophy of Liberty' in a not free country and such clear brilliant arguments for freedom are extremely important. We used the Russian version of this animation and in the next few months we are going to translate this presentation into Kazakh language because we start to work with Kazakh speaking youth (Kazakhstan mostly is bilingual country but increasing number of the population are only speaking Kazakh) and we would be grateful to work with you on translation of 'Philosophy of Liberty' and other materials to promote freedom in Kazakhstan."