Moody Mondays idea: Fully Inclusive Equality via The Four Freedoms Movement

How can we get to a world in which every human being is safe: fed, clothed, sheltered, educated and cared for so that every person can contribute the most fully to Humanity? per Covey: starting with The Eventual End Goals of The Four Freedoms Movement (allowing each person to contribute fully): Phase IV (With 40-60Continue reading “Moody Mondays idea: Fully Inclusive Equality via The Four Freedoms Movement”

National Public Libraries: Learning languages to bring books, literacy, and possibility to others: …

The National Library of France, aka La Bibliothèque nationale de France, provides online access to classic books which are in the Public Domain. Assuming that one has access to the internet, and also has a device on which to read the eBook, this can be a huge boost to literacy, and also to hope. HopeContinue reading “National Public Libraries: Learning languages to bring books, literacy, and possibility to others: …”

Astérix: Learn a language to bring freedom to others: Phase I…

In Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, the Druid Panoramix, of that unconquerable village shared with Astérix the Gaul, came away with a scroll from the Library of Alexandria. Could it have contained what we see in the image above? Unlike Queen Cleopatra, we do not have to speak ten languages, but studying at least twoContinue reading “Astérix: Learn a language to bring freedom to others: Phase I…”

Learning the language of Family History, and Choosing your Hill…

Tracing one’s family, particularly a family full of mostly Enslaved Persons, and some Free People of Color (free before the Civil War and subject to the Black Codes in most states), means learning the language of genealogy, and then learning your own family language, with names that run in families, especially middle names, and haveContinue reading “Learning the language of Family History, and Choosing your Hill…”

Weeks, Languages, Loans, Aladdin, and Elisha?

As we come up to the holiday of שָׁבוּעוֹת Shavuot, for the seven weeks, or 50 days counted down between Passover and Shavuot, we naturally think of the pleasures of staying up all night long to study languages, er, em, that is, to study Torah, in our Biblical languages of Hebrew and sometimes also Aramaic,Continue reading “Weeks, Languages, Loans, Aladdin, and Elisha?”

Astérix: Learn a language to bring freedom to others?

In Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, the Druid Panoramix, of that unconquerable village shared with Astérix the Gaul, came away with a scroll from the Library of Alexandria. Could it have contained what we see in the image above? Unlike Queen Cleopatra, we do not have to speak ten languages, but studying at least twoContinue reading “Astérix: Learn a language to bring freedom to others?”

– A short short story, merging Bible and song

I’ve had a song I grew up with circling in my head for days now, and also a story that I wrote, of which I posted a bit back a few years ago, as I pondered rewriting my first practice novel around this idea. What if some of the folks who didn’t get on Noah’sContinue reading “– A short short story, merging Bible and song”

My life mission… to be edited…

the aim: Fully Inclusive Equality. The Goals (allowing each person to contribute fully): 1. Each person, as a child, must learn to swim (or at least float).2. Each child must learn emotional/psychological self-defense and physical self-defense to the greatest extent possible, in a Gandhian context.(1 and 2 are part of the pre-Adulthood criteria:) 3. EachContinue reading “My life mission… to be edited…”

– Whose Justice? Kimin Adalet?

Click here for English… “-Sultan Süleyman’ın Adalet ” Kanûnî Sultan Süleyman’ın Adaleti budır… Adaleti fikirlerimizi 500 yıl Sultan Süleyman’dan sonra değiştirdiler. Çok sevdiği şov Muhteşem Yüzyıl 600 Mısır’daki aileleri Mısır’ya dömeyi izin verdiğini ve kötü Pashahının başı kestirdi gösterdi. Bizim göremizi böyle bir adalet çok sert ama şu Sultan kütüphaneleri hamamlar ve çok altyapı halklarContinue reading “– Whose Justice? Kimin Adalet?”

– Relating PTSD, homelessness and debt to lessons not learned in youth: do we need studies?

What we need our children to prove, for recognition of adulthood, is not their prowess in battle or the hunt, not their virility, not their adeptness at social maneuvering, but their ability to contribute meaningfully to society by teaching another person, from level 0, how to do something that is both difficult and absolutely neccessaryContinue reading “– Relating PTSD, homelessness and debt to lessons not learned in youth: do we need studies?”

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