Issue 13

Parabens

Parabens are used in approximately 98% of personal care products as preservatives. They are the cheapest way for manufacturers of…

Our education system: How did we get here? Where are we going?

Not very long ago most of us were farmers, and our children helped in all aspects of farm work. In…

Essential Fatty acids

The Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) — Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 —found in seed oils play a vital…

An Educational Renaissance

It is becoming clear to everyone—teachers, parents, the government, and the experts—that education must change. Our children are bored at…

Teaching Through Empathy

Sun Mi Kim interviews Joanne Lauck. Rachel Carson, the “patron saint of the environmental movement,’’ said that a child “needs…

Compassionate Christmas

My wife Lynn and I have been vegans for approximately a decade, and vegetarians for much longer. We became vegetarians…

An Emergent School Curriculum

Is school about learning how to become a lawyer or doctor? Or is school about learning a skill? Or is…

Extended Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding beyond the first birthday is known as extended breastfeeding. Breastfeeding itself is a very emotive issue; it leaves many…

The Dream of Creativeness

I have a dream, to coin a phrase. It is that human creativeness will become the agreed objective of political…

The Importance of Hydration

A well-hydrated body is able to respond to internal and external signals of change with ease and to the best…