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Sartaj Anand

Founder, Egomonk , Melton Foundation


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Fill in the Blank - What the World needs now is __________ ?

The World is shaped by our common aspirations and it is through our everyday actions that we provide tacit approval to our reality.

Try to answer this question objectively and share your thoughts to help co-create our Future.


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  • s greco

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    Jun 29 2012: common sense

    The more I hear from people, and people in power, the more shocked I become. Look at this excerpt from the texas republican platform 2012.

    "We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs that are simply a relabeling of Outcome-Based Education (OBE) (mastery learning) which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority"

    ...are you joking me??

    We need a healthy dose of common sense among voters.
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      Jun 29 2012: How much fun is this answer, S Greco!
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      Jun 30 2012: WOW ! That's frightening ! It's unbelievable such words can be written in 2012, it looks like an inquisition statement of the late 12th century! I may have lost all humor, but to me such thoughts, if applied, are a crime against humanity..

      I'd hate to know my government wants my daughter to be uneducated just because there is a risk she might prove I'm wrong..

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