Child Honouring: How to Turn This World Around
Sharna Olfman joins Raffi Cavoukian to introduce his original philosophy, Child Honouring—a compassionate revolution in values, a children-first approach to global restoration.
This remarkable anthology outlines the unprecedented threats to life at this defining moment in history, and offers a novel and systemic remedy for societal transformation based on honouring our youngest and “most valuable players.” Contributors from across many disciplines include renowned child development author Penelope Leach, Nobel Prize nominee Lloyd Axworthy, celebrated cultural historian Riane Eisler, bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver, and ecological economist Ron Colman.
Child Honouring is a corrective lens that, once we look through it, allows us to question everything from the way we measure economic progress to our stewardship of the planet; from our physical treatment of children to the corporate impact on their minds and bodies; from rampant consumerism to factory schooling. It offers a proactive developmental approach to creating sustainable societies.
As a creed that crosses all faiths and cultures, Child Honouring is a unifying idea: a central organizing principle for a culture of peace. This book will inspire thought—and provoke action—by all who read it.
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Contributors: Joan Almon, Ray Anderson, Mark Anielski, Lloyd Axworthy, Joel Bakan, Varda Burstyn, Fritjof Capra, Raffi Cavoukian, Ronald Colman, Heather Eaton, Riane Eisler, Matthew Fox, Mary Gordon, Stanley I. Greenspan, Barbara Kingsolver, David C. Korten, Philip J. Landrigan, Penelope Leach, Susan Linn, Graca Machel, Ron Miller, Sharna Olfman, Stuart G. Shanker, Sandra Steingraber, Paulo Wangoola, Lorna B. Williams.