Ben Talley | Education Beat
No, this isn’t “new age” teaching. This is simply a revival of “old school” learning, back when we humans saw ourselves as being connected to all living things.
Whenever I take children on Nature hikes (and at last estimate, I’ve taken close to 10,000 little cherubs over my career), I teach them never to unnecessarily kill or harm any living thing. I’ve had several ex-students remark to me later about how life-changing a concept this was for them. I even had one student write her doctoral thesis with emphasis on