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Boyd Roberts's Blog – February 2020 Archive (2)

A breakthrough moment: where's it all gone?

A breakthrough moment

I remember a personal breakthrough moment in my awareness as a global citizen when I was filling up my car with petrol some years ago. The process of filling up a car is designed to ensure that we don’t get covered in petrol or diesel as we do it. So the nozzle of the petrol pump goes straight into the fuel tank, and we only get to actually SEE the fuel if there is a spillage. Otherwise, we depress the lever, the pump monitors our usage as…


Added by Boyd Roberts on February 11, 2020 at 17:15 — No Comments

Some personal thoughts from a global citizen / 1 Beyond and behind the slogans

Beyond and behind the slogans

There is no doubt that pithy, short and memorable slogans can help make a difference to our behaviour. They can also be useful in campaigns to spread a message to others.

In areas relating to global citizenship, one of the most widely used slogans is:

Reduce Reuse Recycle

Very often this slogan is accompanied by an image of some kind, such as:…


Added by Boyd Roberts on February 11, 2020 at 17:14 — No Comments

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