Imagine how different things for children might be if politicians were the ones to lose their jobs for failing to improve education, reduce child poverty, etc. What is needed is a focus on the needs of children before it is too late.
Alexis Rockman's panoramic paintings explore the seamless interdependencies of aquatic, avian and subterranean life. Their omniscient world-views reveal our own terrestrial spectrum to be only a narrow slice.
Rereading Life of Pi again, 11 years later, I was impressed again at the masterful storytelling and the boldness of the proposal made at the beginning of the book, "I have a story that will make you believe in God."