Monthly Archives: November 2011

Use Your Body Up

Let your body get used up by life. That’s how it’s supposed to be. Continue reading

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The Bomb & Me

I’m alive because other people died. Are there reasons behind what’s called “fate” that we can’t fathom? Continue reading

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Relentless Optimist Interview

I have the honor of an interview this week on JustPacifism. I talk a bit about my Busy Addiction, who my mentor has been, and how we can make a more peaceful world.  Pop over for a read.

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Mentor: Fancy Name For Grown-Ups Kids Need

What happened to a little boy whose desire to “do stuff” led him to hang around neighbors? Continue reading

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Emphasis On Testing Cheats Everyone

Standardized tests don’t promote later success in career advancement, leadership, or other accomplishments. Tests also do not promote national competitiveness. Why do we push testing? Continue reading

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