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Book Review: Me to We

Me to We-Finding Meaning in a Material World by Craig and Marc Kielburger discusses the nature of transcendence from the Me mentality to that of We. It is a process of mini-enlightenments about the nature of oneself, the nature of the world, and the ideologies that limit greater civilizations. This awareness opens a greater perspective to the possibilities that come from thinking beyond oneself.  The story starts in childhood where a few simple thoughts of why some suffer and why poor choices are made enter consciousness. As the child grows into adulthood this awareness becomes clearer and action is taken to improve upon the world. Eventually, one comes to the conclusion that we cannot change the world in one swoop and we resign ourselves to those little things that count. We learn how to enjoy our lives and do the best we can to improve the world around us.  A great portion of people live in the Me mentality. These approaches to life means that choices are made that are