According to an article by Michael Shermer, Ph.D. in the September 2007 issue of Scientific American, several elements are needed for a movement or an idea to gain acceptance:
- The idea takes a stand for something, not against something, and is based on a positive assertion.
- The idea uses an intelligent, rational approach to tackle myths and raises consciousness and awareness.
- The idea embraces the uniqueness of self and others, and it requires us to respect each other.
- The idea encourages exploration, experimentation and a sense of adventure.
— Carole Carson
Here’s a radical idea:
getting fit is fun and contagious
January 12, 2009