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  •  Earth in the Balance (1+ / 0-)
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    In his terrific book, Al Gore addressed the issue of overpopulation.  Said education for women correlates very closely with reduced birth rates.  He argues, and it makes sense, that education for women is the most direct path to addressing population issues.

    "You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus."
    . . . . . . . . . Mark Twain

    by Land of Enchantment on Fri May 09, 2008 at 10:33:40 AM PDT

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    •  it makes sense (1+ / 0-)
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      and studies prove it.
      as the condition of women improve the health of the planet and chances for everyone improves.

      "Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war." Maria Montessori

      by educonfidential on Fri May 09, 2008 at 10:36:54 AM PDT

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