By making mathematics exciting and showing how they can apply it in real world situations. Then once they understand a concept, have them teach it to other kids. As the saying goes: If you want to learn, read, if you want to understand, write, if you want to master, teach...
There can be enjoyment in desiring something. Remember the anticipation on Christmas Eve? This is how I responded when my children were little and wanted something in a store and said : " Mom, I want...": "Isn't it great that you want ..." Acknowledge the desire, but do not neccesarily fulfill all desires, because you end up with whiney, unhappy children...
Money. A clean car has been available for a long time, but lobbyists for oil companies prevented the development for a long time. A car running on water would be very unprofitable for them and put a lot of companies out of business.
I have learned to achieve happiness by forgoing some of my desires rather than attempting to satisfy them all. One's desires are unlimited and in an attempt to satisfy them all comes mishaps and occurrences not envisage(J.L.LUKPATA)
Tolerance, love and accepting and embracing each other's uniqueness are at the basis of creating a better world. We all want our basic needs to be met: nourishing the body and the soul and creating an environment where we can raise our family in health, happiness and prosperity.
Mahatma Gandhi, statement published in “Young India”, 1924: “I wanted to know the best of the life of one who holds today an undisputed sway over the hearts of millions of mankind… I became more than ever convinced that it was not the sword that won a place for Islam in those days in the scheme of life. It was the rigid simplicity, the utter self-effacement of the Prophet the scrupulous regard for pledges, his intense devotion to his friends and followers, his intrepidity, his fearlessness, his absolute trust in God and in his own mission. These and not the sword carried everything before them and surmounted every obstacle. When I closed the second volume (of the Prophet’s biography), I was sorry there was not more for me to read of that great life.”
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