Jeff Bloom's Blog

Mullings on teaching, learning, schooling, society, ecology, systems, spirituality, connections…

Acura: Social and Environmental Irresponsibility

| April 28, 2013

Wow! Acura must be going for the award of most socially and environmentally irresponsible. They’ve gone from Acura as the ultimate in aggression to Acura (and everything else) as the mark of extreme luxury. If we all follow their examples, we’ll self-destruct sooner than later.

Psychological Violence Against Children – A Commentary on a Huffington Post Article

| April 6, 2013

What If Everybody Understood Child Development by Rae Pica (Huffington Post). But, we don’t want children to learn, to think, to be creative, to be motivated, to know how to participate in society, or to be decent human beings. Such things don’t benefit the rich and powerful, whose children will be provided the best learning […]

Problems with Reclaimed Water (… and Our Ways of Thinking and Acting)

| April 5, 2013

via A KPHO CBS News Story on Reclaimed Water in Flagstaff (and elsewhere) – Click Here.. This story demonstrates problems with the way we think and act. Our thinking is linear — looking for simple causal relationships, while taking impulsive actions without considering complex interrelationships. We continue to think that we can manipulate and control […]