Monthly Archives: August 2011

What Kids Really Want

So what does the younger generation really want? Lately it seems like more and more teens on the verge of becoming adults no longer want a career, fame or respect. Sometimes it seems like they do not want anything at … Continue reading

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In the words of Davos-Man Klaus Schwab:

“2011 will be a decisive year. We will finally see whether we have learned the lesson or whether we continue to take decisions and behave as if the exuberance of the pre-crisis world would return. It is a year where … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace

BY: ANTHONIA AKITUNDEAugust 8, 2011 Wednesday, September 21 Brokering world peace may seem a near impossibility, but John Hunter, inventor of the World Peace Game, has seen it achieved hundreds of times–by children. A grade-school teacher in Virginia, Hunter created the … Continue reading

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SAL KHAN / Khan Academy

Text by Anya Kamenetz | Photo courtesy of Khan Academy THE KIDS in Ms. Cadwell’s seventh-grade remedial math class at Egan Jr. High in Los Altos, California, are doing things differently this year. They solve problems at their own pace, using … Continue reading

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Unrest In China

In the News: Crowds came out in Qianxi, Guizhou, one of China’s poorest provinces. Reports say hundreds of people rioted, setting fire to cars belonging to the local government, blocking off streets and injuring several police officers. Police arrested 10 people. … Continue reading

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Integral Upbringing For Everyone – Educación integral para todos

Question: What is your view of extreme right wing movements in modern societies? Answer: They exist in developed countries regardless of the national policy and the social mood, and they are primarily caused by the presence of a large number of immigrants … Continue reading

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Are We Looking For A New Message Or A New Messiah? – ¿Estamos buscando un nuevo mensaje o un nuevo Mesías?

Opinion: (John Lichfield on Stéphane Hessel’s book Indignez-vous!): “Mr Hessel’s slim volume – very slim – called Indignez-vous! (‘Protest!’ or ‘Cry out!’) is a publishing and social phenomenon across the Channel. More than 600,000 copies have been sold since October. The ‘book’, … Continue reading

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The Prospects Of The Crisis

Question: How do you see the prospects of the world’s stock markets? Answer: I am in no way an economist, so this question should not be addressed to me. I will only say that the world is starting to get tired of … Continue reading

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Let’s Take The Good Path To Unity

 Question: What do you think about the current events and the current tendency, and in particular, how do you feel about the events that have unraveled over the last couple of days in England and Chile? Unfortunately, the whole world … Continue reading

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Why Are The Rioters So Aggressive?

Question: Where do the rioters and pillagers in England and earlier – in France, get such a huge force of aggression? Answer: For the first time in history, the young generation, along with the previous generation – their parents, both … Continue reading

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