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By Keith Wheeler (auth.), Keith A. Wheeler, Anne Perraca Bijur (eds.)

WHY teach FOR SUSTAINABILlTY? Ask so much people-especially younger people-what the long run feels like to them. they're going to paint for you a rosy photograph in their person lives, their destiny houses, their careers and infrequently even the lives in their kids. Then they're going to paint for you a depleted, conflicted and weary photo of the planet as an entire. Do any people observe the incongruence? we're turning into more and more conscious that the very issues we'd like, the issues we like so much during this international are the very issues we're undermining via our person and collective behaviors. we will be able to consider the disconnect among the conseĀ­ quences of our activities and our values, yet we don't unavoidably are aware of it or understand how to reconcile it. residing with habit that feels, and actually is, inconsistent with our values is a recipe for affliction. we've disconnected so vastly from our feel of position that satirically we poison our water, our air, and our nutrition whereas whilst we work flat out to safe a fit and significant destiny for ourselves and our youngsters. This simply does not make sense.

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