About Zoe Weil

Zoe is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education She's the author of several books, including Most Good, Least Harm; Above All, Be Kind; and The Power and Promise of Humane Education. See her TEDx talk, "The World Becomes What You Teach": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5HEV96dIuY

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Why Lasting Peace Begins with the Children

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on July 28, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Like most people, I have followed the recent news, heartsick by the deaths of so many — so many children and civilians in Gaza, as well as soldiers in Israel. I have imagined the horror… More

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Happy, Humane New Year

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on December 31, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

It’s the last day of 2013, time to assess the year that’s past and look forward to the year that’s about to begin. How did the Institute for Humane Education fare in 2013, and what… More

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Gratitude Feels Good and Leads to Good

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on November 26, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

In his chapter “Pay it Forward” in the book “The Compassionate Instinct,” Robert A. Emmons explores the power of gratitude, demonstrating that “gratitude is more than a pleasant feeling; it is also motivating. Gratitude serves as… More