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Day 69: Adolescents are just as smart as adults (in some ways)

A lot of Earth-saving has to do with understanding the psychology of people and how to reach them better. It’s not about what you present to people, it’s how you do it – just like what you say isn’t as important as the tone of voice you say it with. Here, I’ll explain why I think adolescents are just as smart as adults. (All the information about brain development was gleaned from Steinberg, full reference below).   Continue reading

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Day 33: The dangers of sugarcoating the world for children

We do our best so that children grow up with a positive sense of self and their environment. Nobody wants to terrorize children by revealing all the horrors there are on Earth, making them scared or depressed. We want our children to believe that the world is safe and welcoming place where their dreams can come true. Continue reading

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