One of the easiest ways that one can make a name for himself if by pursuing something that he is passionate about. Thor Halvorssen himself is passionate about human rights. He has seen the injustices that plague the world. He himself has a close experience to the injustices of corrupt governments. With a father being imprisoned after discovering corruption in his government, and a mother that has been shot during a demonstration, Thor Halvorssen has utilized his grief to pursue a greater world that humans can live in. He is also bringing a lot of honor to his family name.
Thor Halvorssen is targeting the injustices perpetrated by the rulers of the oppressive countries. He also works with an intensity that actually makes him active. He takes risks and runs into the territories that are more oppressive. There were times when he has faced some of the ill treatment from people who are tyrannical. He has chalked it up to part of the job. When one wants to fight for human rights, he has to get dirty. Thor Halvorssen did get personally involved. He does more than just talk about the issues. He helps come up with a way to make changes so that people can actually live in more humane conditions.
Thor is seen as a trouble maker for tyrants. He is also seen as a right winger. However, Thor does not want to view himself as a conservative. He does have some criticisms towards the left wing governments of Latin American dictatorships. He does prefer to call himself a “classical liberal”. According to The Daily Beast, At the same time, he does not get bogged down into political labels. He doesn’t even care about the political inclinations of those that work with him. All he cares about is that they are on the same mission.
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