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Richard Louv

American,  Author
Total Quotes : 24
Alive Understand Allowed

How can our kids really understand the moral complexities of being alive if they are not allowed to engage in those complexities outdoors?

- Richard Louv

Nature Lives Bringing

By bringing nature into our lives, we invite humility.

- Richard Louv

Love Touched Our

As a species, we are most animated when our days and nights on Earth are touched by the natural world. We can find immeasurable joy in the birth of a child, a great work of art, or falling in love.

- Richard Louv

Nature Senses Literally

We tend to block off many of our senses when we're staring at a screen. Nature time can literally bring us to our senses.

- Richard Louv

Trust Doing Video

I do not trust technology. I mean, I don't think we're in any danger of kids, you know, doing without video games in the future, but I am saying that their lives are largely out of balance.

- Richard Louv

Think Give However

A lot of people think they need to give up nature to become adults but that's not true. However, you have to be careful how you describe and define 'nature.'

- Richard Louv

Nature In The Past Telling

We are telling our kids that nature is in the past and it probably doesn't count anymore, the future is in electronics, the boogeyman is in the woods, and playing outdoors is probably illicit and possibly illegal.

- Richard Louv

Week Some Hours

Kids are plugged into some sort of electronic medium 44 hours per week.

- Richard Louv

Need Accessible Other

It's easy to blame the nature-deficit disorder on the kids' or the parents' back, but they also need the help of urban planners, schools, libraries and other community agents to find nature that's accessible.

- Richard Louv

Death Kid Needed

If war occurs, that positive adult contact in every shape is needed more than ever. It will be a matter of emotional life and death. There's not a handy one-minute way of talking to your kid about war.

- Richard Louv

Natural May Decrease

Natural playgrounds may decrease bullying.

- Richard Louv

Nature Senses Using

When you're sitting in front of a screen, you're not using all of your senses at the same time. Nowhere than in nature do kids use their senses in such a stimulated way.

- Richard Louv

Green Psychological

Green exercise improves psychological health.

- Richard Louv

Empathy Help Other

Other species help children develop empathy.

- Richard Louv

Find Getting Places

These days, unplugged places are getting hard to find.

- Richard Louv

Nature Powerful Way Spent

Time spent in nature is the most cost-effective and powerful way to counteract the burnout and sort of depression that we feel when we sit in front of a computer all day.

- Richard Louv

Balancing Agent Ever

Now, more than ever, we need nature as a balancing agent.

- Richard Louv

Grow Generation Some

There's a generation now that didn't grow up in nature. Some of these adults are parents and they know that nature is good for their kids but they don't know where to start.

- Richard Louv

Love Parenting Small

Leave part of the yard rough. Don't manicure everything. Small children in particular love to turn over rocks and find bugs, and give them some space to do that. Take your child fishing. Take your child on hikes.

- Richard Louv

More Other Fathers

Mothers tend to be more direct. Fathers talk to other fathers about their kids more metaphorically. It's a different way of communication.

- Richard Louv