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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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

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To Fight Poverty, We Must First See It Clearly

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on October 29, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

I recently attended the day-long Healthy Peninsula Early Childhood Conference in Blue Hill, Maine. The topic for this year’s conference was “The Poverty Hurdle,” and the workshop presenter was Dr. Donna Beegle, a remarkable woman… More