Designing the future
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Part of me thinks that their thoughts are so fantastical and ‘out there’ that they’re just ridiculous. But they’re not. You know, they’re really sensible, well-thought-out ideas.
If we don’t start now, make a difference now, we won’t be able to in the future and make a better life for the people who aren’t born yet.
They’re going to gain so much. And actually, they’re going to gain so much that is measurable. It doesn’t have to be measured in a sit down formal ‘Can you answer these questions about climate change our planet and biodiversity?’ It can be measured in conversations with children, it will be measured in how they live their lives, how they take on what they’ve learned, and what they do with it in the future.
There are people… who are showing that our generation can already make a difference even before we’re adults. It makes me feel like there’s hope rather than an endless list of things to fix.
The [children are] like, fully sold on it, they really believe in what they’re doing. They’ve researched it. They’re very clear about what they’re doing. I think that they’ve been empowered. I think [the project] has transformed them.