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Understanding Human Nature and Developing Human Potential

Note: I retired as a professor of education in August of 2012 and have left the USA to serve in a voluntary capacity overseas. I do not plan to post any more blogs in the foreseeable future. For those who are interested, … Continue reading

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Developmental Factors

Developmental factors play and important role in learning. Development is the process of potentiality becoming actuality. The basic human capacities of loving, knowing and willing seek expression in life. At conception, unique genetic potentialities are endowed upon each person. In … Continue reading

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Understanding Social and Economic Development

The systems and theories that have promised answers to our social and economic problems have failed to deliver. A proper understanding of the past is important to understand the present and to responsibly prepare for the future. Many non-governmental organizations (NGO) have … Continue reading

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Video on Developing Human Potential

To see a 69-minute talk on developing human potential that I have presented in various forms and forums around the world, go to Developing Human Potential

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Moral Intelligence: Concluding Remarks and References

Education today is seen largely as an economic activity, not as a moral activity dedicated to enabling individuals and groups transform themselves and their environments in pursuit individual and collective well-being, security and welfare. Education should help develop the capacities … Continue reading

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Moral Development and Education

Robert Coles, one of the world’s most respect scholars on the inner workings of children, has explored the dimension of morality in several of his works (1986, 1997). His studies suggest that the moral lives of children are very rich … Continue reading

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Cultural Identity and World Unity

The history and development of civilization can be seen as a process of moving to ever larger more complex levels of culture and unity.  In the earliest stages of civilization, humans, like certain animals, probably operated largely on an individual … Continue reading

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