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Behind the Seams: The 'Question War' Boas.Tee – Puzzling Over War’s Persistence

At the core of AWOKE’s latest War:Chest piece, the 'Question War' Boas.Tee, lies an existential riddle: "Why solve when you can war?" This isn’t a mere rhetorical query; it’s the burning issue scorching through the fabric of our tees and our global conscience.


Fundamental Misunderstandings

I’m fiery, sure. I thrive on a good debate. But actual fighting? Actual war? It’s a concept that baffles me at the most fundamental level. The Boas.Tee reflects this befuddlement with its bold proclamation, questioning the rationale behind escalating disputes into full-blown wars.


The Politics of Playground Antics

Understandably, politics is often a complex web of negotiations and power plays. Still, this Boas.Tee challenges the childishness that seems to escalate from the playground to international politics—where bullying and dominance have fatal consequences.


Colonial Shadows and Contemporary Echoes

Raised in the shadow of the UK's colonial past, the ‘Question War’ Boas.Tee is an expression of both privilege and burden. It represents my struggle to comprehend how nations, driven by the notion of superiority and a thirst for dominance, justify the horrors of war.


The Male Ego at War

It's an uncomfortable truth that the male ego has too often been at the helm of these conflicts. The Boas.Tee is backed by stark realities: statistics show that when women are involved in peace processes, the resulting agreements are more comprehensive and durable.


A World Divided by Yes-Men

Power, when unchecked and echoed only by agreement, loses perspective. The 'Question War' Boas.Tee calls out this echo chamber, demanding diversity in the rooms where decisions of war and peace are made.


The Bigger Picture: A World United

How do we move forward if our first instinct isn’t to solve, to discuss, to heal? This tee pushes for a worldview that sees our planet as a shared home, not a chessboard for the power-hungry.


War’s True Purpose

The 'Question War' Boas.Tee is AWOKE's challenge to society’s war-glorifying narrative. It invites wearers to ponder war's real utility, its devastating cost, and its outdated place in our future.


Making an Impact

In line with AWOKE’s commitment to tangible action, 20% of proceeds from the 'Question War' Boas.Tee will be directed to frontline aid, fueling efforts towards peace and resolution, not destruction.


The Boas.Tee’s Challenge

This isn’t just another tee; it’s a conversation starter, a statement, a plea for reflection. It’s a call to each of us to question the status quo and to find a new path forward—one where dialogue triumphs over destruction.


Join the ranks of thinkers, questioners, and peacemakers. Wear the 'Question War' Boas.Tee and let your clothing be as questioning and confrontational as your spirit. War is not the answer we seek—let's strive for solutions that unite rather than divide.


Young woman wearing AWOKE tshirt Question War - challenging society - why solve when you can war?