Thursday, October 30, 2008

Building a Future

Raising Consciousness

Indigenous Chiapans are building schools and a future:

Because of the poor quality of government education, we have begun to create our own. The model of education from the government served only to destroy the mother earth and all of humanity, to develop studies favoring the interests of those in power.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Joy of Learning

Galileo Glory

The writing center where I volunteered posted this tutoring note about my experience. I later expanded my note into a short story.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Blind Leading Blind

That is the ultimate irony of our era. Those who have been most utterly defeated have become most influential. Another irony is that the most linear and material minds are not aware that history has relentlessly moved past them, putting their values in a new perspective which they cannot yet see.

--Jamake Highwater