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the well-being of our children

By |2018-10-23T17:18:32+00:00May 5th, 2018|Climate Change, Ideas|

The well-being of our children! (by “Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history.” - Edward W. Said Note: If you are receiving a printed copy of this please see the electronic version online at [...]

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By |2018-10-23T17:19:57+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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working at every level of action…

By |2015-10-11T16:49:11+00:00October 11th, 2015|Children, Climate Change|

Climate Change invaluable work requires this critical understanding: To be effective, change must involve every segment of society working at every level of action. There is no dichotomy between “grassroots” and a “top-down” approach. The climate crisis requires action at every level of society. – Ross Gelbspan ~ “Our children and grandchildren are going [...]

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children are people

By |2017-07-04T20:16:20+00:00August 9th, 2015|Be Yourself, Children, Youth|

“Children are people, and they should have to reach to learn about things, to understand things, just as adults have to reach if they want to grow in mental stature. Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. Most [...]

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education as a process

By |2017-07-23T16:04:12+00:00June 27th, 2015|Education, World Citizen|

“...rather than assuming that education is primarily about preparing for jobs and careers, what would it mean to think of education as a process of guiding kids' participation in public life more generally, a public life that includes social, recreational, and civic engagement.” - Mizuko Ito

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ask the women and children…

By |2017-07-17T10:39:25+00:00December 17th, 2011|Children, Growth, Society, War|

There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.” - Frank A. Clark *** “When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think” - Pat Schroede

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