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Daily Archives: January 12, 2015

Intelligence Matters But Conscientiousness and Openness Matter More

Personality, character, common sense, practical skills, empathy – all are more valuable than intelligence to the individual, the family, the community, humanity – and the earth. And those qualities and characteristics are self-formed during childhood and adolescence through the person’s relationships and activities in the environment.  Read more »

Reshaping the Piñata: Making it Humane

Wouldn’t it be much healthier to shape piñatas like seasonal symbols of non-sentient beings – Easter eggs, pumpkins, stars, pineapples, watermelons, fancy cakes, rockets, ice cream cones, cupcakes, sombreros, giant numerals of the child’s age, etc.? Read more »