Over the past month I have been fortunate to be exposed to so many accomplished creative educators, artists, computer science and other academics who are engaged in what Jane McGonigal said was a better way to change the world. At Serious Play Conference ( June 22-26) and Games for Change Festival I witnessed amazing examples of not games that were specifically designed to create impactful behavioral change in the way people relate to one another. The list of games, programs I have seen were done by people who embrace the notion that games can make us better and lead to [...]
As a Jew, my tradition teaches me that God cannot forgive us for sins committed against another person until we have obtained forgiveness from the person we have wronged. We are all guilty through our direct or indirect support of modern day slavery as seen in this 1 minute clip.
Since 2012 Global Citizen has been working to tackle many aspects. Their website is built on education but very smoothly envelops game mechanics to entice members to become educated and "level up" their engagement with the brand which is part of Global Poverty Project.
In the graphic image below you will see many products that are produced around the globe. This products are produced by forced labor. Make a commitment to change the world to the wonderful home you believe we all deserve to share. When your actions speak louder than your words real change can take place.
In the Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel song: Sounds of Silence the lyrics read: Silence like a cancer grows/ Hear my words that I might teach you,/ Take my arms that I might reach you. We must not remain silent about Human Trafficking for like a cancer it is growing out of out of control. Only through education we can change current attitudes that as a society we seem to accept. We must offer to lend a hand because the victims can not rise up by themselves.