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Zoe Weil

Zoe Weil

Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE), where she created the first graduate programs in comprehensive Humane Education linking human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection offered online through an affiliation with Antioch University. She has given six TEDx talks including her acclaimed TEDx, “The World Becomes What You Teach," and is the author of seven books including "The World Becomes What We Teach: Educating a Generation of Solutionaries" and "Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life" (2009).


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3 Ways to Promote Peace and Humanitarianism for People of Ukraine

While solutionary thinking and action is the essential long-term work to transform systems, now is the time to embrace your humanitarianism.

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No Good Comes From the Valorization of Parenthood and the Denigration of Adopting Animals

A personal perspective: division between parents and pet adopters serves no one.

Zoe Weil ·


Winter Solstice: Finding Light in Dark Times

Even in the darkness you have a choice. You can look for the light. You can pay attention to what is good. You can give of yourself. So take a deep breath and call forth your light.

Zoe Weil ·


Despite Our Despair, There's a Reality Worth Fighting For

Those who are enduring injustice, exploitation, and oppression—whether people, animals, or ecosystems—need us to believe that wrongs can be righted and to take action accordingly.

Zoe Weil ·


A Thoughtful Response to the Tragedy in Afghanistan

Five ways to think and act like a solutionary.

Zoe Weil ·


How We Are Treated and the Feedback Loop of Our Dreams

One of the challenges with teaching young people about the problems in the world, and motivating them to work on solving them, is the discouragement (or worse) that so many feel about the possibilities for lasting positive change.

Zoe Weil ·


Your Free License to Kill Animals

The cycle of animal abuse is not only bad for animals, it's bad for us.

Zoe Weil ·


How Barbie Changed a Black Girl's Life

Holly's mother made sure that Barbie, a doll her daughter adored, would not convey the persistent sexist and racist messages of the time. She turned Barbie into the key to empowering her impressionable daughter.

Zoe Weil ·

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