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December 07, 2003

Ocean Robbins quote

My friend gl. passed along this neat quote from youth activist Ocean Robbins, founder of YES! (Youth for Environmental Sanity):

"Sometimes older folks tell me: 'I was idealistic and thought I could change the world once, too, but then I grew up.' I'm trying to help us change our definition of growing up, so that it ceases to mean giving up on our ideals, and comes to mean learning how to live our dreams, every day, on the Earth. I want to awaken the passion and creativity of youth, combine it with the wisdom, experience and insight of elders, and transform our world."

Posted by Sven at December 7, 2003 07:53 AM