Moody Mondays, calendar reform, and Adulting ed

Calendars, culture, and taking responsibility for our own continued learning as adults in a modern democracy (well, republic, actually), are all part of Adulting Education. Understanding how our calendar shapes our ways of thinking is a first step, hopefully, toward accepting the use of the Holocene Calendar as one more tool in our toolbox ofContinue reading “Moody Mondays, calendar reform, and Adulting ed”

– Change the Calendar, Change the World? Really?

Originally posted on Inspiring Critical Thinking and Community via Books, Lessons, and Story:
In my review of a book on Cherokee Women’s Voices, I commented that the change in the calendar, from the traditional East Coast native American way of seeing time, to the Gregorian Calendar, played a large role in cementing the ‘civilization’ plan…

– Change the Calendar, Change the World? Really?

In my review of a book on Cherokee Women’s Voices, I commented that the change in the calendar, from the traditional East Coast native American way of seeing time, to the Gregorian Calendar, played a large role in cementing the ‘civilization’ plan to Europeanize Native Americans. See:  http://meowdate.dreamwidth.org/8663.html But I wonder whether all the workContinue reading “– Change the Calendar, Change the World? Really?”

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