I found this via a Vox-originated-friendship via her Facebook post. Alive in Baghdad was a social media reporting site run by a young man who at 22 was evidently the last surviving male in his family. Mica Scalin has a link to the chip-in site if you want to make a holiday season donation. He died Dec 14, two days before turning 23.
The process of building a sustainable future follows diverse paths, and
the choices we embrace today will shape the future we encounter over
the next 20 years. By adopting a scenario planning approach, Cascio
will look at what kinds of results we might get, and what kinds of
opportunities and surprises those results could have in store.
Mamas don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys.
The real harm of helicopter parenting: correcting the problems we encounter in OUR generation and forgetting that our children will encounter entirely different ones. Maybe, given what massive foreclosures can do to an economy, not to mention environmental mishaps and other disasters we seem to be one step away from, we should be teaching our children hyper-cooperation rather than fostering hyper-competitive "win or die trying!" attitudes.
(Update - previous video was pulled down. The link goes to a newly released version. Thanks to Sky's Blog at the Dalai Lama Foundation for alerting me.)