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    Human Rights: The Story of Two Tree...

    This is a story of human rights and oppression.  It is conceptual, so you will have to think.
    There once were two trees.  One stood tall and thick.  It had been growing for many years.  Its branches seemingly reached all across the forest.  The other tree …

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  • Get Tough on Crime, Not Kids...

    There is much talk about being “tough on crime”.  Education, especially in early childhood, has been shown as a major factor in crime prevention.  But I don’t even like the term “education” that much anymore.  I gravitate toward “how we interact with kids to facilitate …

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  • Call Me The Neighborhood Neuroscien...

    Sometimes, if you wish to do something extraordinary, it can help to come up with your own superhero name. Kids do it when they want to imagine possibilities. Adults do it when they start companies. There is a reason Apple is so named. It was …

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  • When Reasons Are Called “Excu...

    Slogans like the above can be useful.  But calling deep seeded reasons for human behavioral patterns “excuses” is a problem
    In order to grow as a species, we need to understand the reasons behind our own behaviors, and each other’s behaviors.  We need to act on …

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  • Sh*t Kids Need More Than iPads...

    I will recommend here several products of greater value than an iPad.
    This article is pure propaganda/marketing from the Life Store, a store that has been in business from the dawn of humankind.  Yes, I am trying to influence your “purchase”.  
    During the past 2 decades, while …

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