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Protect the Child

The task of protecting the child, which is also a task of educating and re-educating adults, is an effort to guard the greatest treasure we possess, one that can guide us toward that light that we sum up in a single word: peace. Dr Maria Montessori

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Dalai Lama and a child who appears to be sad, embracing

Universal Responsibility and World Peace

I believe that to meet the challenges of our times, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility.  Each of us must learn to work not just for oneself, one’s own family or nation, but for the benefit of all humankind.  Universal responsibility is the key to human survival.  It is… Read more »

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A baby and a smiling Mahatma Gandhi looking at each other

Peace, Education, and Children – Mahatma Gandhi

If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.  The real difficulty is that people have no idea of what education truly is. We assess the value of education in the same manner as we assess the value of land or of shares in the stock-exchange… Read more »

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