“I Refuse” = the 2 most powerful words in the English language

Nov. 21st, 2014 09:34 am
Original: (http://meowdate.dreamwidth.org/10876.html)

We are taught to avoid strangers, which is important, or vigilance, rather, is important, but taught to trust those in authority and close to our families, which may not be the best for out health. Girls, especially, are often penalized for saying No, or for refusing what can turn out to be Grooming on the part of family or friends of family/babysitters/authority figures, and pressured to keep the secrets of those known the the victim. I believe that the “I Refuse” principle taught by Gandhi could help prevent some of these sexual abuse cases, if children are taught to respect their own judgement and to refuse to remain silent when touched.
ShiraDestinie “Community Cooperation”
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Today’s ‘normal’ date is: Fri, November 21, 2014
Today’s U.N. Date is: Tuesday, November 21, 12014 H.E. (Holocene/Human Era)

About ShiraHoloceneEraDest

Shira Destinie Jones Landrac is a published poet and academic author, former Washington DC Tour Guide, founder of SHIR Tours Community Cooperation Tours, and freelance writer and educator. She has organized community events such as film discussions, multi-ethnic song events, and cooperative presentations. She now lives in France, and continues to work for community cooperation and health for all. She is on LinkedIn and on Academia.edu LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/univhealthcareshirad and Academia.Edu: http://bath.academia.edu/DestinieLandrac
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2 Responses to “I Refuse” = the 2 most powerful words in the English language

  1. shiradest.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/comme-faire-une-nouvelle-culture-quaccepte-les-femmes-comme-des-adultes/ … S
    hiraDest 12015 èH (ère Holocène/Humaine)

  2. Comment donner aux enfants les outils pour empêcher l’exploitation chez eux et aussi les autrui ?
    ShiraDest, 12015 èh

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