The current school system is misleading our society.
–John B. Cobb, Jr.
The modern university is outmoded because it focuses only on job-training and research and does not help young people to mature and think clearly.
The ecological crisis is in every way a crisis of education.
GNEE encourages and supports the transition from modern education to ecological education. It urges people to say “NO” to the former that . . .
focuses on the individual not community;
focuses on urban not rural life;
focuses on knowledge not wisdom;
focuses on the particular not the general;
focuses on competition not harmony;
focuses on knowing not doing;
focuses on modernity not traditions.