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Dexter Chapin’s Master Teachers

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on March 16, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

I recently read Dexter Chapin’s excellent book, Master Teachers: Making a Difference on the Edge of Chaos and underlined more passages than I had in any book in years. For my blog today, I wanted… More

What a Humane World Looks Like: Not Setting Yourself Up for Failure

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 11, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

I’ve taken a course or two from the folks at Connection Revolution, and I recently came across a blog post written by Pace — “Don’t go to the cheese factory” — that really resonated with… More

The Ongoing Gift of Gratitude

Written by Zoe Weil | 5 Comments | Published on November 29, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, “Thank You. No, Thank You,” we learn that giving thanks is good for you. Not a big surprise, but post-Thanksgiving, it’s nice to be reminded that cultivating appreciation… More

Must We Struggle, Part 3: Human Nature? Culture? Or a Bit of Both?

Written by Zoe Weil | 1 Comment | Published on February 26, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

There are a number of organizations that assess national happiness. There’s even a book, The Geography of Bliss, which examines different cultures and the general contentment of their population. Often the U.S. doesn’t score very… More

MOGO Bookshelf: Malcolm Gladwell’s “Outliers”

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on February 15, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

I’m a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell’s books, and over the weekend I read Outliers. I recommend it highly. The premise of Outliers is that those whom we consider amazing outliers – famous athletes, successful… More