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The Arizona Tragedy: How To Teach Our Children Well

CJ Westerberg, December 13, 2010 9:10 AM

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"If we want to heal this nation immediately, we should pay attention to our children. 
We should hard-wire their brains for kindness, love,
compassion, joy, and equanimity."

- Deepak Chopra


Deepak Chopra Leads the Conversation on "Morning Joe"
Plus Ways to Teach about the Arizona Shootings
Videos Below



Dr. Deepak Chopra, author of "The Soul of Leadership" led a conversation about the Arizona shootings on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning.   Excerpts:

DC:    Joe, we are a wounded nation.  There's a deep anger,
hostility, conversation going on.  We have a sense of entitlement.
We have become complacent where other countries including
China, India, Brazil, and even Russia and recently, South Africa,
are going ahead with education, with technology, with things
that we've taken for granted . . .


Dr. Chopra, the author of "The Soul of Leadership" was joined by Mika Brzezinski, Joe Scarborough, Willie Geist, Pat Buchanan,  and Mike Barnicle.

Teachers and Parents:  For more info on how to talk with children:  Ways to Teach about the Arizona Shootings  from NY Times Learning.

Videos Below:
#1  - Morning Joe
#2  - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Teach Your Children Well

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