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Our Forebears Were Jerks, but Minecraft Will Save Us: Top 5 Stories This Week

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 27, 2012 01:01 AM
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by Paula Melton last modified Sep 21, 2012

Author name:  Paula Melton Blog Category:  On Our Radar Sustainability might not come naturally to us, but maybe we’ll get past that if we can teach our children well. Minecraft helps kids in Kenya show how real places could be transformed. Photo Credit: FyreUK Sustainable design: the next generation Apparently my kids are not the only kids on earth obsessed with Minecraft. And unlike my children, some are actually putting it to good, practical use in Kenya. For more, read this awesome story about the power of play for solving serious problems, from Sarah Goodyear at The Atlantic Cities. Or, sustainable design: a sinister plot? “Do trash receptacles and sidewalks have an ideology?” asks Renee Loth in a column over at the Boston Globe. Apparently, some people think so. Sentiments against the UN’s “Agenda 21”—and by extension anything to do with sustainable neighborhood development—are growing in some circles. The U.S. Republican Party has even adopted an anti-Agenda 21 plank in its 2012 platform, Loth reports. Read more commentary on this at Treehugger, where Lloyd Alter has been following this story for months. read more






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