“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.” Confuscious “Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit, we become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.” Aristotle Every day, every one of us meets life situations which call… Continue reading Values

Thoughts on “Goodness”

Einstein said: “The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to our lives”. Goodness: A recent survey completed by State Farm Insurance Co. took a look at America’s “moral”… Continue reading Thoughts on “Goodness”

The Morals of Chess

Something I read recently amazed me as to its application in what we try to impart to kids in our programs. Remarkably, it was written in 1779 by Ben Franklin: this is paraphrased from “The Morals of Chess” Foresight: Look into the future and consider the consequences. Think about the real advantages to yourself, than… Continue reading The Morals of Chess