Better Parenting: Fewer Greedy Bankers and More People Who Care

How Better Parenting Could Produce Fewer Greedy Bankers and More People Who Care About the Future of the Earth

By Toni Nagy

“Avoiding the “mommy and daddy” issues that lead to retail therapy and consumerism, changing how we raise our children could nurture a generation that will actualize sustainability. Here is a theory: everyone who works for Wall Street has serious mommy and daddy issues. Actually, why not extend that to everyone who supports our current corporatized economic system? Think about it. If we didn’t spend our money filling the hole in our souls with retail therapy and went to actual therapy instead, we wouldn’t be living in a trashcan of a world. Maybe if we changed how we raised our children we could nurture a generation that would actualize true sustainability and economic rationality. Picture the possibility of transforming the world through parenting our kids in a way that prioritizes peace over power, longevity over profit, community over greed. And maybe those children of the future could be wearing those spiffy silver space suits made from recycled tinfoil.”  READ MORE

 

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