Website of the Week: The Dreyfuss Initiative

“To teach our kids how to run our country, before they are called upon to run our country… if we don’t, someone else will run our country.” Richard Dreyfuss

The Dreyfuss Initiative – A Bold Vision

In the Fall (2010) the Dreyfuss Initiative will spearhead “It’s Time for a Talk–The National Conversation” intended to link a purposeful diverse variety of websites representing disparate political opinions and a wide range of social sectors to foster a discussion related to the future of America.

September 17 is National Constitution Day

Democracy as a Dickensian Tale

The Dreyfuss Initiative will create a broadcast special that will explore and educate its audience in a unique and entertaining way. This special will bring together great historians, comics, thinkers, artists and stars in a Dickensian style narrative: think of Democracy as David Copperfield: a perilous birth, a scorned childhood, held in contempt and ridicule, a surprising victory, and carrying within it the seeds of its own destruction.

Astronomers are always saying “Don’t look directly at the sun or you’ll burn your eyeballs to a crisp.” Take the lesson; you can learn more by looking slightly away.

A Board game based on the notion that the British were too smart to lose the colonies so quickly, and Representation in Parliament was a given. What does that world look like?

Lee wins the battle of Gettysburg? The board game? What does that world look like?


The Dreyfuss Initiative website.

The Dreyfuss Initiative Facebook Page.

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