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While Paris Burns – Bob O’Hearn

“What we see happening is a cultural clash, starting centuries ago as a struggle between competing branches of the Abrahamic sects, and now representing a broader global conflict… The problem is only exacerbated, of course, by the manipulations of the global corporate … Continue reading

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Children Must be Guided into Creativity – Madeleine L’Engle

“There are forces working in the world as never before in the history of mankind for standardization, for the regimentation of us all… Because of the very nature of the world as it is today our children receive in school … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Boxes in Our Heads

“I like to experience the Universe as one harmonious whole. Every cell has life. Matter, too, has life; it is energy solidified. The tree outside is life… The whole of nature is life… The basic laws of the universe are simple, but … Continue reading

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Awakening from the Cult of Ignorance

“We were born to be free… to build things and grow our own food, develop our skills and be creative, not to lose ourselves in shopping, technology and mindless consumption. We are here to love and practice forgiveness, not to make war, seek revenge … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking: Keeping Our Minds Open

 “Critical thinking is the ability to apply reasoning and logic to new or unfamiliar ideas, opinions, and situations. Thinking critically involves seeing things in an open-minded way and examining an idea or concept from as many angles as possible. This … Continue reading

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Standardizing Education – Common Core’s Hidden Agenda

Anthony Cody’s article from last year Classrooms of the Future: Student Centered or Device Centered offers a very important analysis, looking at the hidden agenda of Common Core and the technology industry. Anthony believes that the goal of “aligning” tests and curriculum with Common … Continue reading

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Risks & Consequences in the Age of Organized Irresponsibility

“We are living in an age where the decision making is the primary background for catastrophes. I think it’s very important to realize this because modernity produces more and more uncontrollable consequences. We have a system of organized irresponsibility: Nobody really is responsible for … Continue reading

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