“More and more I could see a gap between what I had learned in Sunday school and what I was learning in college.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. went to college at the young age of 15 and was immediately enthralled with the conversations he encountered there. “My days in college were very exciting ones,” he writes. “There was a free atmosphere.”

It was there he found Henry David Thoreau’s essay on civil disobedience…

We can’t solve the climate problem if we think it’ll just vanish one day.

In the first scene of HBO’s Game of Thrones, we witness the horror of death: A bloody ritual in the snow, carnage conveying a force so terrible that humans might not stand a chance in a fight against it. The story’s most famous line soon follows: “Winter is coming.” …

Jon Ogden

Co-founder of UpliftKids.org, a program that pulls from ancient wisdom and modern science to help parents build values in the home.

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