As teenagers navigate the path between childhood and adulthood, their minds are fertile ground for seeds of wisdom to take root and flourish. The introduction of philosophical thought can be pivotal, prompting teens to explore, question, and shape their understanding of the … [Read more...] about The Transformative Power of Philosophy Books for Teens
A couple years ago, each night when I would put my 8 year old son to bed, he would bring up his concerns about our house catching on fire. I would tell him that it's unlikely, but I couldn't tell him that it was impossible. My assurance of a low probability wasn't giving him the … [Read more...] about Be a Stoic Ninja: How Kids Can Mentally Prepare Resiliency
There is growing concern that children today are spending less time playing outside than in past generations. The reasons for this are probably varied but what seems clear is that it is still incredibly important for kids to spend time in the physical world. Outdoor play provides … [Read more...] about Sticks & Stones Can Help Develop A Child’s Intellect
The mind-body problem is a philosophical question about how our mind and body are related. It asks whether our thoughts, feelings, and consciousness (our mind) are separate from our physical body, or if they are somehow connected. Some people think that the mind and body are like … [Read more...] about Robots in Action: A Playful Exploration of the Mind-Body Puzzle!
UNICEF estimates that a child under 15 dies every 5 seconds from extreme poverty. A large majority of these deaths are children under 5 years old and at least half are newborns. They die from diseases such as malaria and intestinal worms or because they don't have access to clean … [Read more...] about What Is Our Moral Obligation To Those In Extreme Poverty?