The 4 Essential Components to Humane Education
Seek out accurate information from a variety of sources in order to make informed decisions.
Use curiosity, creativity and critical thinking when considering opposing or conflicting views. Remember that two (or more) things can be true at the same time.
Make Compassionate, Responsible Choices
While some ideas and behaviors can be understandable, they are not always acceptable. And what works now may not be sustainable for long. We must use reverence, respect and responsibility to effectively confront challenges.
Focus on Solutions
Many challenges cannot be solved with one simple action—and that’s okay. Identifying smaller, actionable steps can help us persevere towards long-term solutions. If solving a problem feels impossible, what resources are needed in order to make it plausible? If change can’t happen now, what steps should we take to make it happen in the future?