On the Wildness of Children

This is a very moving article by Carol Black. Please read it - especially if you were in my workshop this afternoon!

"The revolution will not take place in a classroom.
In wildness is the preservation of the world."

"Inuit author Mini Aodla Freeman recounts how, when she first came South from the Arctic, the thing that surprised her most was the children:

They were not allowed to be normal the way children in my culture are allowed: free to move, free to ask questions, free to think aloud, and most of all, free to make comments so that they will get wiser… To my people, such discipline can prevent a child from growing mentally, killing the child’s sense of interest."

Read the full article HERE.