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  1. This video is based on a map of human learning. Ken Low, human learning ecologist (Action Studies Institute/Leadership Calgary) creates maps of how we as individuals and cultures learn and move towards wise action. This map explores what voices one might need to consider when moving towards wise action as a leader in order to move our culture, our species forward. There is not guarantee of success in this Human Venture - we could just "progress" ourselves into extinction like the Easter Islanders. But, if we, or some of us, choose not to, there are some patterns we can understand. This map shows us part of the story

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  2. This video reminds us of what we should not forget, war is the best of a series of bad decisions, a failure of diplomacy. Lest we forget: Young people, old people, soldiers die because governments fail to engage early enough, believe in their imperialist powers, exploit others & underprivilege yet more.

    It asks us to consider the promise we made "never again". What would it take to ensure genocide does not happen again? What is our own responsibility in that promise?

    This video draws on the books Sophie Scholl & The White Rose by Jud Newborn & Annette Dumbach, Time for Outrage by Stephan Hessel & A Brief History of Genocide by Barbara Collorosso.

    I hope it inspires you to read all three together and consider what it tells us about what is most needed now... lest we forget

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  3. Meet Amalia. When the Bubbies & Zaidas started working with some students she was asked what advice would you tell your 13 year old self this came out. Amalia's life experience has given her a particular sensitivity to life and what is needed to match the challenges ahead. Amalia has boldly jumped into the world of online digital eldering.

    We developed this video for the Bubbies & Zaidas Blogging project - check out our work

    This is a project out of the Calgary Jewish Community Centre with gracious funding by New Horizons for Seniors in Partnership with The Jewish Academy, Jewish Family Services, The Jewish Historical Society and The Foundation Lab.

    Bubbies & Zaidas Blogging would like to thank the University of Calgary for the gracious donation.

    Special Thanks to Shula for believing in this project!

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