“An Educated Citizenry Is A Vital Requisite For Our Survival As A Free People”- Thomas Jefferson

This week:

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While this week’s missives are comparatively long and heady, they contribute context, create concern, and cultivate civility- all worth attending to at this moment on the global stage…

“An Educated Citizenry Is A Vital Requisite For Our Survival As A Free People”
– Thomas Jefferson

White Nationalist Rhetoric Heard Today Echoes America A Century Ago:

“He writes that what is judged extremist today was once the consensus of a powerful cadre of the American elite…”

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/14/703535343/white-nationalist-rhetoric-heard-today-echoes-america-a-century-ago

 

The Strongmen Strike Back!

Authoritarianism has reemerged as the greatest threat to the liberal democratic world — a profound ideological, as well as strategic, challenge. And we have no idea how to confront it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2019/03/14/feature/the-strongmen-strike-back/?utm_term=.324abadc306c

 

Nothing Matters. But That’s Not What Matters:

Life is empty, I realize. But what is missing from it?
I ascertain: nothing is missing. All the ingredients for a good life are within reach.
But it’s not enough…

https://medium.com/@maartenvandoorn/nothing-matters-but-thats-not-what-matters-50a34bc9de20?source=email-825f64e43327-1552915942646-digest.reader——0-49——————7adc04c8_69e7_448d_b870_6eb9c2df7b0b-1&sectionName=top

 

Anger Can Be Contagious- Here’s How To Stop The Spread:

Even if you’re not aware of it, it’s likely that your emotions will influence someone around you today…

https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/npr/697052006/anger-can-be-contagious-here-s-how-to-stop-the-spread

 

If you are local…
Restoring Respect’s 8th Annual Conference: Restoring Civic Literacy
April 17, 2019
Hope You can join us and be the change we wish to see in the world…
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/restoring-respects-8th-annual-conference-restoring-civic-literacy-tickets-57213645554

Thanks this week go to ALL OF YOU for caring!
Please pay it forward
Love,
Neville

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“If you have come to help me, you are
wasting your time. But if you have
come because your liberation is
bound up with mine, then let us walk
together…”
— Lila Watson, Australian Aboriginal woman, in response to mission workers

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