Have We Lost a Deeper Sense of Humanity?

Photo: Jacques Ellul; Avatar: The Last Airbender, a creative property of Nickelodeon

“No longer are we surrounded by fields, woods, and rivers, but by signs, signals, billboards, screens, labels, and trademarks: this is our universe.”

- Jacques Ellul, The Humiliation of the Word

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1. Gaang Lives in a World of Beauty and Nature

Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 2, Episode 4— “The Swamp” — Photo: Nickelodeon

2. Gaang Grows Through Personal Connection

Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 2, Episode 14— “Tales of Ba Sing Se” — Photo: Nickelodeon

3. Gaang Thinks Deeply

Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 3, Episode 6— “The Avatar and The Firelord” — Photo: Nickelodeon

4. Gaang Acts With Purpose

Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 1, Episode 2— “The Avatar Returns (Part 2)” — Photo: Nickelodeon

The Point

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Solution

1. Ritual

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“Connection isn’t created by the things we go get. Connection is created by the things we go back to.”

-Baya Voce

2. Breathe In Nature

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3. Cook For Other People

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4. Prayer

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5. Write Love Letters

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6. Read the Bible

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“A survey by the Bible Society concluded that around 2.5 billion copies were printed between 1815 and 1975, but more recent estimates put the number at more than 5 billion.”

-Guinness World Records

7. Be A Gift Towards Others

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BEA 2020 Scriptwriting Award-Winner; FanFare Publications writer; God-follower; a man wanting to help and entertain others and provide for himself.

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