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The worst manifestations of a culture of unsustainability are teachers telling passionate youth eager to change the world "there is no time for this, take care of your C in chemistry" and - even worse! - brutish, ignorant peers stigmatising them as "treehuggers" and whatsoever. If media and grown-ups complain about the majority of youth lacking empathy, being egocentric and acting dumb (in response to the attention and role models provided by precisely those whining adult generations), then these empathic, caring youth have to be recognized as Our New, Highly Gifted. Youth fired up to learn and take action on global issues are our social entrepreneurs and cultural creatives who are going to fix society's problems - IF we give them opportunity, from an early age, to learn with superstars - like in sports & music. It's simple. We just need to provide them with the same that we offer sports and musical talents: access to outer school experts, time and space to evolve their skills, practice them for the benefit of the school community and in public space, making headlines, inspiring, involving and empowering others. It's a most awesome win-win.

About Youth-LeadeR. Empowering the Change Generation  
About Youth-LeadeR. Empowering the Change Generation  

A quick, yet fundamental look at the core reason why efforts for significant positive change have been failing for the past half century, ho...

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