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Could the Environment – and Our Kids – Use Another Superhero?: OK, I admit it: when I was a child, I frequently...

Could the Environment – and Our Kids – Use Another Superhero?: OK, I admit it: when I was a child, I frequently...

OK, I admit it: when I was a child, I frequently tied a towel around my neck and pretended I was Superman. I’ll bet I’m not the only one. While a lot of adults collect comic books and go to Comic-Con and such, a child’s embrace of a superhero is extra special: these figures tap into their imagination, and make them think about breaking past limits that they already recognize. I knew I couldn’t really fly when I tied on that towel… but imagining I could at a young age helped me develop an ability to look for solutions to challenges, rather than accepting them as inherent limitations.

Full article: http://sustainablog.org/2012/09/kids-environment-superhero/

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