Steve Hein's

Journal Writing - June 2017  
Things I am thinking about today.... the "right" not to have a nationality. The UN "declaration of human rights"

What about a declaration of human needs?

More about human rights, human needs

+ New Mom test answers in p3 pending permission + notes from Pepe Mujica interview

It's just a prank. Another example of invalidation
April 10

Do people have a right to friends?

I was thinking about this when I was thinking about Ibraim's family from Syria. The government of Syria sent them to live on what I would describe as an isolated piece of land. I am pretty sure the father and mother did not have many, if any friends nearby. Again there were no results found for this search, and again this tells me not many people think the way I do. Ant it tells me we can't depend on goverments to fill our needs. We can't go to a government office and say "I have a right to firnd

This is a family of refugees from Syria who are now protesting and trying to leave Uruguay. I have been spending a lot of time with them since Monday, April 3, 2017 -

Here are some journal notes
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Tonight I went to the Plaza of Independencia in Montevideo, Uruguay to talk to the family from Syria again. Later I was writing at a theatre called Teatro El Galpon, which was closed during the dictatorship here in the 1970's. Most of my writing is about the family... Here are my notes

videos de risa

What if your needs change and your rights don't?

That is what I was thinking about tonight as I thought about Ibraim and his family.

So I googled the question and found, as I suspected, no results. This tells me again that I am thinking in a different way from most, maybe even almost all, people.

  Eso Vale Plata- That's worth money

I started to make a video of Ibraim talking about the first day he arrived in Uruguay. I had asked him when things started to go wrong in here. As he began telling a story of when the plane landed I decided to start recording it. This video shows what happened

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Caring vs. Control

Common "Negative" or Painful Feelings

Conflict Resolution

Cutting, Self Harm


Education - Alternative education reading list

Emotional Abuse

Emotionally Abusive Mothers

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Literacy

Emotional Needs

Emotional Support

Emotionally Intelligent Alternative Society


Feeling Words

Free PDFs From EQI

Hein Painful Emotions Technique




Letters from the Unloved Book

Library & Bookstore



Mail from Readers

Needs vs. Rights



Personal Growth




Steve's Personal Stories from Around the World

Teen Suicide



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Feb 20 - Thinking about movie Buck. Did some searches on one of the places used in the movie and then found a site selling horses. Here is a search I did to see how many horses were for sale over 50,000