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TEDx SacredHeartSchoolsAtherton 2020-21:
HUMANNESS - Citizens of the Earth

Part 2: January 13, 2021 Live webinar event with speaker recordings.

Part 1: June 5, 2020 A fully recorded event with a student host.

According to Aristotle, human beings have a natural desire and capacity to know and understand the truth, to pursue moral excellence, and to instantiate their ideals in the world through action
        (Younkins, E., 2003, http://www.quebecoislibre.org/031122-11.htm, retrieved 11/21/19)

We explore the following questions

What does it mean to be human in today’s world?
How do we define ourselves as humans and our interaction with the environment, machines and our own self-realization?
How do we see humanness in light of our values of compassion, respect, forgiveness, generosity, courage, confidence, and integrity?


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Questions?
Please contact Joy Lopez at jlopez@shschools.org
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton
150 Valparaiso Ave
Atherton CA 94027
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12