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Most Teens Don’t Think the World is Becoming a Better Place

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on May 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

At the EARCOS conference, one of the other keynote speakers was Michael Furdyk, co-founder of TakingITGlobal, a fantastic organization we’ve written about and highlighted at IHE. During his keynote, Michael shared an interesting (if not… More

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Changing the World One Choice at a Time

Written by blogger | 2 Comments | Published on March 18, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

This post is by guest blogger Laura Grace Weldon. Laura is the author of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. She is a writer, editor, and non-violence educator who lives on Bit of Earth… More

The Peter v. Paul Debate: Are We Too Optimistic (and Too Blind) About the Power (and Limits) of Technology?

Written by Zoe Weil | 1 Comment | Published on September 3, 2012 | Filed under Humane Connection

For my post today, I want to share Sailesh Rao’s blog post about two TED talks. Before reading Sailesh’s post, make sure to watch these two TED talks to which he refers in the first… More

Guest Post: Who We Are in a Crisis

Written by blogger | No Comments | Published on June 5, 2012 | Filed under Humane Connection

This post is by guest blogger Laura Grace Weldon. Laura is the author of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. She is a writer, editor, and non-violence educator who lives on Bit of Earth… More

Star Trek, William Shatner, And a Humane World for All

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 16, 2012 | Filed under Education, Humane Education, Peace

Image courtesy of JD Hancock via Creative Commons. For my blog post today, I’m sharing a recent post I wrote for Care2.com, an online community for people passionate about creating a better world. Here’s an… More

Experiencing Enough-ness

Written by blogger | 2 Comments | Published on June 30, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

This post is by contributing blogger, Kerri Twigg. Kerri is an IHE M.Ed. student, parent, humane educator, drama teacher, and blogger, Kerri is the instructor for our online course about humane parenting, Raising a Humane… More