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What is Sustainability? (04.02.2010)
Written by Randy Bisenz  

As the general population becomes more aware of our environmental challenges and the emerging energy crisis certain words have become popular in the media.  Not too many years ago words like sustainable, green or renewable would bring snickers from people who thought the environmental movement and search for alternative energy sources were just hoaxes perpetuated by those with purely political agendas.  Not anymore.  Just about everywhere you look in media and advertising people are talking green and sustainability.

One unfortunate side effect of having meaningful words become marketing buzzwords is that what these words mean and represent is often lost in a barrage of advertising and shallow quasi-news reporting.

The words sustainable and sustainability are powerful words with meaning that reveals great wisdom for the future of humankind.  It is important that we preserve the power of these words to help us understand what we must do to provide a high quality of life in the years ahead.  It would be tragic to be seduced by the spin doctors that because we put a green or sustainable label on something that we are properly addressing our long-term challenges.

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Fighting Terrorism With Education (07.09.2008)
Written by Bright Future Staff  

Problem:  In many undeveloped Muslim countries education is not widely available to all citizens.  Many of the boys and young men in these countries get their education in small religious schools called madrasas that teach a strict fundamentalist interpretation of Islamic law to their students.  Militant Islamic extremists use these schools as a vehicle for recruiting potential terrorists.

Solution:  The citizens in these countries have shown that they are open to new schools being built with funding and assistance provided by western nations.  These schools encourage women to participate and teach a well rounded curriculum free of fundamentalist teachings.  The resulting improvement in literacy and understanding of the outside world creates a more moderate point of view, and reduces poverty and overpopulation.


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