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‘Our Children’s future at heart’

By |2018-08-10T06:22:02+00:00August 8th, 2018|Children, Elections|

In the United States we can be either so enamored with security or forever locked into the five stages of denialism, regarding the current climate crisis and other issues, that we forget about progress. This is plainly obvious judging from our last presidential election. With the mid-term elections just a skip and holler away, we [...]

suffering for them…

By |2018-02-21T13:01:07+00:00April 24th, 2017|Children, Family, Father|

“A father acts on behalf of his children by working, providing, intervening, struggling, and suffering for them. In so doing, he really stands in their place. He is not an isolated individual, but incorporates the selves of several people in his own self. Every attempt to live as if he were alone is a denial [...]

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grow-food-poison…

By |2018-02-21T12:55:08+00:00March 12th, 2017|Children, Culture, Food, Society|

  If you find yourself unsurprised by the findings of these reports or the recommendations that follow, it's no wonder... (cont...) Jane Goodall: How Can We Believe It Is a Good Idea to Grow Our Food With Poisons? - pulled from EcoWatch  

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dots between climate change

By |2016-12-03T12:51:47+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Children, Society|

“Knowledge empowers people with our most powerful tool: the ability to think and decide. There is no power for change greater than a child discovering what he or she cares about. (Speech about Global Warming read on the National Mall for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, 2010)” - Seymour Simon & Saving our planet, [...]

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dialog with oneself…

By |2018-08-08T10:23:25+00:00December 31st, 2015|Children, Education, Reading|

“Reading is a dialog with oneself; it is self-reflection, which cultivates profound humanity. Reading is therefore essential to our development. It expands and enriches the personality like a seed that germinates after a long time and sends forth many blossom-laden branches. People who can say of a book, ‘this changed my life’ truly understand the [...]

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climate justice et the earth charter…

By |2018-02-12T16:23:10+00:00November 13th, 2015|Children, Climate Change, Climate Justice, Global Warming, Humanity, Political, Reality, Society, Wisdom, World Citizen|

“When we think of climate change, somewhere we try to safeguard our personal interests. But if we talk of climate justice, we spontaneously resolve to keep the poor safe during natural disasters.” – Prime Minister Narendra Modi Source… The Earth Charter (conclusion) – The Way Forward As never before in history, common destiny beckons us [...]

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resilience…

By |2018-08-08T10:20:16+00:00November 13th, 2015|Children, Society, Wisdom|

“If we are to realize the rich possibilities inherent in the concept of resilience, we will need to expand and recast our understanding of what it means. Resilience, in other words, should not be thought of as simply our capacity to prepare for and respond to threats. Rather, we should think of it in terms [...]

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children are the hope

By |2017-07-04T20:13:22+00:00August 10th, 2015|Children, Future, Society|

“That was when it was all made painfully clear to me. When you are a child, there is joy. There is laughter. And most of all, there is trust. Trust in your fellows. When you are an adult...then comes suspicion, hatred, and fear. If children ran the world, it would be a place of eternal [...]

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