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Category Archives: Empowerment/Activism
Today thousands of Australians are celebrating that K-Mart and Target have stopped selling the viciously violent Grand Theft Auto-5 (GTA5). Petitioners stared, the retailers blinked. This game won its … Continue reading
This is why I do the work that I do. This is at the heart of what drives me. I hope you enjoy my TedX talk, it is my best brief condensation of a big message. Sadly the sound quality … Continue reading
In this lively conversation with Erica Nettle-Chik of ‘Luminous Youth’, we talked about how changes in parenting and education are changing the world, we talked about the first five rites of passage in early childhood development, we talked about how some … Continue reading
Finally, the Ozone hole is showing early signs of thickening – thanks to the sustained, global ban on CFCs. This is a triumph for co-ordinated, global, government-sponsored action. It demonstrates that when governments show the political will to restrain and … Continue reading
Concerned about how your children feel each time they hear about effects that global warming has begun to have? It’s frightening stuff, that’s for sure. So, how can we help them to be empowered in the face of this fear? … Continue reading
Hey, check this out! Here is a course you can take online to become a Certified Prenatal Bonding Facilitator, with the two Directors of the world’s largest Childbirth Education school. A fantastic social-evolutionary advancement.
One step at a time, maybe, just maybe, social evolution inches the human family closer to a harmonious and just global village. One: the UK just allowed gay marriage. Two: the International Court of Justice just declared Japan’s whale … Continue reading
(Part 6 of a 6-part series) So, is there really an ‘overpopulation’ problem? Sure, some places are way too crowded, but that hardly means we have a global overpopulation problem. ‘Overpopulation’ is the wrong way to frame the nature of … Continue reading
Overpopulation Myth Number Four: “If we all have less babies, then the old people will overwhelm us and blow economies to smithereens. So, either way we are all screwed. I mean, really reeeeeeeeeeeally screwed”!
(Part 5 of a 6–part series) OK, sorry grandma and grandpa. We like you and your cute purple hairdos and fluffy slippers and everything, but we think you are, well… useless. Sorry! But where are we going to put you … Continue reading
Overpopulation Myth Number Three: “Unless the whole world gets tough and enforces a one-child policy as they do in China, we are all screwed. Population growth will keep accelerating until we completely gobble up the entire planet, regardless of how ‘sustainably’ we live”
(Part 4 of a 6–part series) Yeah. People actually say that. Only…that is one big load of donkey shyte. In fact, not long from now, folks will start fretting about population shrinkage. Around the world, as millions continue to climb … Continue reading