Here are my three favorite posts from my Facebook wall during the preceding week (I try to get this done each Friday).

From Wednesday, November 2:
Even if it turns out to be an urban legend, this is pretty cool:
A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple it up, stomp on it and really mess it up, but do not rip it. Then she had them unfold the paper, smooth it out and look at how scarred and dirty it was. She then told them to tell it they’re sorry. Now even though they said they were sorry and tried to fix the paper, she pointed out all the scars they left behind. And that those scars will never go away no matter how hard they tried to fix it. That is what happens when a child bullies another child, they may say they’re sorry but the scars are there forever.

From Thursday and Friday, November 3 and 4, I posted this video and these links about global climate change:
If you’ve ever wondered why 350 is the most important number on earth, this may help you understand.

More bad news:
http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2122683/monster-2010-greenhouse-gas-rise-largest

I’ve been preaching this for over a year … maybe two …
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/blogs/leaked-report-confirms-climate-change-and-extreme-weather-connec
[In fact, on Saturday, October 29, I posted:
NEWS: An early snowstorm hits the east coast.
As oxymoronic as it seems, this is actually a sign of global warming. You see, warmer air holds more moisture. When that warmer, wetter air moves up to cooler areas, that moisture comes out of the air – in the form of rain or (if that cooler area is cold enough) snow.
Globally, things are getting warmer and this warming is causing more extreme weather – snowstorms on the east coast of the US, flooding in Thailand, drought in Texas and Oklahoma. When these extreme weather patterns happen frequently enough, they will become a new normal – or put another way, the climate will have changed.

From Wednesday and Thrusday, November 2 & 3, I posted links to two Paul Krugman columns about wage inequality in the U.S.:
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/02/a-mind-is-a-terrible-thing-to-lose/
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/03/inequality-trends-in-one-picture/

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