This is an article I just read in The Nation which reflects many of the concerns and values in The Age of Humanity and proposes a socio-economic approach to kick America forward.
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The financial meltdown — and the resulting distractions — could be a blessing in disguise: it’s a chance for people to really reassess what they’re doing with their time.
From the article, for example: “What families, even those who are prosperous, typically lose in the exchange are the small grace notes of everyday life, like the ritual of having a daily dinner with everyone present.”
Great post EJO. You picked a great quote.
I like the idea of the recession not as a negative event but an opportunity.