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How to Reduce the National Debt by $30 Trillion
A 20 percent decrease in consumption of sugary drinks could prevent about 1.5 million Americans from becoming obese and forestall 400,000 cases of diabetes. This would save about $30 trillion.
Is There Too Much Parenting?
We want to open a conversation about parenting. Not about what is good or bad parenting, but rather about the idea that today's obsession about parenting has gone too far.
Why Families Fall Apart
We delude ourselves if we think our high divorce rates are caused by interpersonal problems and disagreements. It's not that people are not getting along; it is that they don't need each other.
How Can We Restore the Function to 'Dysfunctional' Families?
A functional family means every member of the family needs every other member. It puts satisfaction into our own collective hands rather than settling for being a satisfied customer.
A Neighborhood Has A Job To Do
Neighbors have the capacity to know what we need. What we need are the gifts that surround us. What we need is each other. And when we act together, we will find the community way. The democratic way.
What Happened to the Village?
We have lost the imagination of what a neighborhood could do to raise a child. This means there is a great opportunity to organize neighbors to raise the local children -- to become a village that raises the children.
The Limits of Consumption
In our effort to find satisfaction in consumption, we're converted from citizens to consumers. The implications are profound. Consider the impact on just two parts of our lives: the family and the community.
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